Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

In this lesson, we will learn how to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator, learn about fraction fact families and how to cross from a part to a whole.

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is an improper fraction

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Q2.Which fraction is equivalent to one half

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Q3.What is the missing denominator: two thirds is equivalent to four ____

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Q4.two eighths is equivalent to ___ (tick three)

Select three (3) boxes

4/4

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Q1.What is an improper fraction

1/4

Q2.Which fraction is equivalent to one half

2/4

Q3.What is the missing denominator: two thirds is equivalent to four ____

3/4

Q4.two eighths is equivalent to ___ (tick three)

Select three (3) boxes

4/4

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Quiz:

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator Source of all images : Mr Kelsall or Oak National Academy

Q1.What is a mixed number fraction?

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Q2.Which fact is incorrect?

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Q3.What is one third of a bag of sweets add two thirds of a bag of sweets? (tick two)

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Q4.5 ¾ + 1 ¼

4/4

This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

Adding and subtracting fractions with the same denominator Source of all images : Mr Kelsall or Oak National Academy

Q1.What is a mixed number fraction?

1/4

Q2.Which fact is incorrect?

2/4

Q3.What is one third of a bag of sweets add two thirds of a bag of sweets? (tick two)

3/4

Q4.5 ¾ + 1 ¼

4/4

Lesson summary: Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator

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