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Adding fractions with common denominators
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Description
Exercise Name: Adding fractions with common denominators
Math Missions: 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission, Pre-algebra Math Mission
Types of Problems: 1

The Adding fractions with common denominators exercise appears under the 4th grade (U.S.) Math Mission, Arithmetic essentials Math Mission and Pre-algebra Math Mission. This exercise practices adding fractions in which the denominators are already common.

Types of Problems

There is one type of problem in this exercise:

  1. Add the numbers: This problem has two fractions that are supposed to be added together. The student finds the correct answer and enters it in the provided box.
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    Add the numbers

Strategies

This exercise is easy to get accuracy badges because the numbers are relatively small and can be done without any aid. The speed badges are also nice and easy.

  1. There is no need to reduce fractions on this problem. Since they can be left un-reduced, just add the numerators and leave the denominator the same. Standard adding.

Real-life Applications

  1. Fractions appear in every day media to display information to consumers.
  2. Fractions are used in real life in many different ways, but they are most commonly used in the cooking, construction and science industries.

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