Adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like denominators 1 | |
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Description | |
Exercise Name: | Adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like denominators 1 |
Math Missions: | 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission, Mathematics I Math Mission |
Types of Problems: | 1 |
The Adding and subtracting mixed numbers with like denominators 1 exercise appears under the 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission and Mathematics I Math Mission. This exercise practices the arithmetic operations of addition and subtraction on the set of fractions in the form of mixed numbers.
Types of Problems
There is one type of problem in this exercise:
- Add or subtract the numbers: This problem has either and addition or subtraction problem involving two mixed numbers. The student is asked to give the correct answer to the arithmetic problem.
Strategies
This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges and Speed badges because there is only one type of problem, it is straightforward, and the acceptable formats are generous.
- There is no borrowing or carrying at this stage, so just operate on the integer parts and fraction parts separately
- Students are not required to reduce fractions, so when operating on fraction parts just type them in without reducing
- Don't forget to leave a space between the integer part and fraction part when answering.
Real-life Applications
- Fractions are used in real life in many different ways, but they are most commonly used in the cooking, construction and science industries.
- Fractions, decimals, and percents are used in many sports such as basketball to determine how many field goals the player has made over how many they attempted.