# Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

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## Online Math Game: Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

Add fractions with unlike denominators in this interactive math game for kids. Students will have the opportunity to practice addition with fractions that do not have the same denominator. Students will be required to find common denominators in order to add the fractions. They will be asked to simplify the fractions if possible. Here are the types of questions students can expect to encounter in this online math lesson:

* Solve a word problem containing fractions with unlike denominators.

* Solve addition problems with fractions in a vertical format.

* Solve fractional addition problems in a horizontal format. Use fraction strips to visualize the math problem.

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## Level

This lesson is labeled as Level D and is targeted toward fourth graders.

## Common Core Standard Alignment

5.NF.2
Number and Operations - Fractions

Use Equivalent Fractions As a Strategy to Subtract and Add Fractions: Students should be able to solve word problems requiring the addition or subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators. Students will use visual aids, such as fraction strips, to help them solve the math problems.

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