Fractions problem solving

In this lesson, we will be learning how to solve fraction problems relating to shape, including calculating the perimeter and finding missing lengths.

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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.Subtract the fractions below.

1/5

Q2.Subtract the mixed numbers below.

2/5

Q3.I ate 1/4 of a cake. Zak ate 1/8 of the cake. What is the difference between what we both ate?

3/5

Q4.Iman walks 7/8 of a mile to school. Janiya walks 1/2 of a mile to school. How much further does Iman walk than Janiya?

4/5

Q5.Solve the subtraction equation.

5/5

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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.Subtract the fractions below.

1/5

Q2.Subtract the mixed numbers below.

2/5

Q3.I ate 1/4 of a cake. Zak ate 1/8 of the cake. What is the difference between what we both ate?

3/5

Q4.Iman walks 7/8 of a mile to school. Janiya walks 1/2 of a mile to school. How much further does Iman walk than Janiya?

4/5

Q5.Solve the subtraction equation.

5/5

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Final Quiz

Test your knowledge from the entire fractions topic.

Q1.Express the fraction below in its simplest form.

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Q2.Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

2/5

Q3.Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

3/5

Q4.Add the fractions. Give your answer as an improper fraction.

4/5

Q5.Subtract the fractions below.

5/5

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Final Quiz

Test your knowledge from the entire fractions topic.

Q1.Express the fraction below in its simplest form.

1/5

Q2.Convert the improper fraction to a mixed number.

2/5

Q3.Convert the mixed number to an improper fraction.

3/5

Q4.Add the fractions. Give your answer as an improper fraction.

4/5

Q5.Subtract the fractions below.

5/5

Lesson summary: Fractions problem solving

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This was the final lesson in the unit Fractions.

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