Simplifying Fractions

Equivalent Fractions

Adding Fractions

Subtracting Fractions

Mystery

100

What is GCF?

Greatest Common Factor- used for simplifying fractions

100

What is the LCM between 15 and 30?

30.

100

What is LCM?

Least Common Multiple - AKA LCD (least common denominator) when doing fraction operations; used for finding equivalent fractions or adding/subtracting fractions

100

What is the first step when adding/subtracting fractions?

Make sure that the denominators are the same by using LCD.

100

What is the name of the top digit in a fraction?

Numerator

200

What is the GCF between 8 and 10?

2

200

Are 5/15 and 1/3 equivalent? Why or why not?

Yes because 5/15 can be simplified to 1/3 by dividing both numerator and denominator by 5.

200

What is the LCM between 4 and 6? Use that to help you solve 1/4 + 2/6.

LCM = 12

7/12

200

What is the LCD between 5/6 and 2/9? Use that to simplify the expression: 5/6 - 2/9.

LCD = 18

11/18

200

What is the name of the bottom digit of a fraction?

Denominator

300

Simplify 8/10.

4/5

300

What is an equivalent fraction of 2/5? Draw a visual representation?

Answers may vary: 4/10, 6/15.

300

What is 1/6 + 3/4? Draw a visual representation.

11/12 Answers may vary

300

What is 3/8 - 1/4? Draw a visual representation.

1/8 Drawing may vary

300

What is 8/8 equal to?

1

400

Simplify 18/72.

1/4

400

What is the missing value?

4/? = 16/36

9

400

Simplify 2/3 + 8/9

14/9 or 1 and 5/9

400

Find the value of the expression: 11/12 - 5/6

1/12

400

Joaquin has a small garden. Her garden is 1/4 tomatoes, 1/3 zucchini, and 2/5 carrots. How much of the garden is vegetables?

1/4 + 1/3 + 2/5 = 59/60

500

Write 2 fractions that simplify to 2/3.

Answers may vary: 4/6, 24/36, etc.

500

Write 3 equivalent fractions to 3/8.

Answers may vary: 6/16, 9/24, 12/32, etc.

500

Find the value:

1/3 + 2/6 + 3/12

11/12

500

Create an expression whose difference is 3/8 (*Note: they must have unlike denominators) *

Answers may vary

1/2 - 1/8

500

Carlos walks 7/8 of a mile to school. Marco walks 1/5 of a mile to school. Jenny walks 1/2 of a mile to school. How much farther, in miles, does Carlos walk to school than Marcos and Jenny combined? Express your solution as a simplified fraction.

1/5 + 1/2 = 7/10

7/8 - 7/10 = 7/40

7/40 of a mile

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