Add & Subtract Mixed Numbers with Common Denominators
Student add and subtract fractions and mixed numbers in order to find the answer to a silly joke. The answer to each problem corresponds to a letter of the punchline. Decipher the code and complete it!
13 problems with fractions
Use with the whole class, during guided math, with small groups, or in tutoring or intervention.
This activity includes clear and concise teacher and student directions and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.
Common Core Curriculum alignment
Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.
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