Fractions

Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Mixed Numbers

Compare Fractions

Vocabulary

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Name the fraction that is greater than 1/2.
a. 1/4 b. 4/9 c. 5/8 d. 2/6

What is C 5/8

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What is 3/8 + 2/8?

5/8

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What is 1 1/2 as an improper fraction?

3/2

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3/4 or 3/6

3/4

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What is the numerator?

The top number on a fraction.

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Daniel's eraser is 7/10 of an inch long. Ken's eraser is smaller. Which size could Ken's eraser possibly be? a. 8/9 b. 7/8 c. 1/2 d. 8/10

What is c 1/2.

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What is 11/9 - 6/9?

5/9

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What is 11/4 as a mixed number?

2 3/4

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2/9 or 2/10

2/9

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Describe an improper fraction.

A fraction that has a larger numerator than denominator.

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Jamie ate 6/8 of his pizza. Andy ate 3/5 of his pizza. Which pair of fractions compares these two fractions correctly?

a. 3/5 >6/8

b.3/5 = 6/8

c.3/5 < 6/8

d.5/3 > 8/6

C

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What is 2 1/2+ 1 1/2?

4

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What is 3 2/5 as an improper fraction?

17/5

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4/8 or 13/26

=

300

What are the different parts of a mixed number?

Whole parts and fractional parts.

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Jacob conducted an experiment on the most popular brands of peanut butter. He found that 9 out of 12 students preferred Biffy Peanut Butter. Which fraction shows how many of the students preferred Biffy Peanut Butter?

A. 1/4 B. 1/3 C. 2/3 D. 3/4

D 3/4

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What is 4/6 - 2/12?

6/12 or 1/2

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What is 8/3 - 5/4

17/12 or 1 5/12

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5/9 or 2/3

2/3

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What is a rule that needs to be followed for adding and subtracting fractions, but NOT for multiplying and dividing?

must have a common denominator

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Amy asked 10 students if they had pets. There were 4 students who had a pet. Which fraction shows how many of the students did NOT have a pet? a. 3/5 b. 1/2 c. 2/5 d. 1/4

A. 3/5

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What is 2 2/3 + 5/8 ?

3 7/24 or 79/24

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2 1/4 + 3 1/8?

5 3/8

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Put the following fractions in order from least to greatest...

4/4, 7/4, 3/6, 3/8, 6/5

3/8, 3/6, 4/4, 6/5, 7/4

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1/2, 4/8, 5/10, 6/6, 8/8, 12/12 are all fractions that can help us compare other fractions. What is another name for fractions that help us with comparisons?

"Benchmark," fractions

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