Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

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Online Math Game: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

Add and subtract fractions with like denominators in this online math lesson for kids. In this interactive math game, students will become comfortable finding the sum and the difference of math problems that contain fractions with like denominators. After completing this math lesson, students should demonstrate proficiency in the following math skills:

* Use fraction strips to solve an addition or subtraction math problem containing fractions.

* Add or subtract the numerators when the denominators are the same. Simplify fractions when possible.

* Solve word problems that contain fractions.

* Fill in the missing fraction to complete the equation.

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This lesson is designated as Level D and is typically appropriate for fourth grade students.

Common Core Standard Alignment

Number and Operations - Fractions

Build fractions from unit fractions by applying and expanding understanding of operations on whole numbers.

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