# The Troublemakers - Fraction Addition & Subtraction

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Add & Subtract Fractions with Like Denominators

Mrs. Hathaway’s students have run amok! Thank goodness there was math involved! In this activity, students add and subtract fractions with like denominators using linear models, number lines, and equations.

8 problems that tell a story and include addition & subtraction of fractions and mixed numbers

Use with the whole class, during guided math, with small groups, in centers, or in tutoring or intervention.

This activity includes clear and concise teacher directions,an example with questioning, an answer key, and conversation starters that give students what they need to have meaningful academic discussions.

#### Common Core Curriculum alignment

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.C

Add and subtract mixed numbers with like denominators, e.g., by replacing each mixed number with an equivalent fraction, and/or by using properties of operations and the relationship between addition and subtraction.

• CCSS.MATH.CONTENT.4.NF.B.3.D

Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.

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