Year 5

Year 5

# Add and subtract fractions with a common denominator

## Lesson details

### Key learning points

1. In this lesson, we will learn how to add and subtract fractions with a common denominator using equivalent fractions.

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## Worksheet

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## Starter quiz

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### 4 Questions

Q1.
What is a mixed number fraction?
where the numerator is greater than the denominator
where the numerator is less than the denominator
Correct answer: Where there is a whole and a fraction
Q2.
Which fact is incorrect?
1
2
4
none
Q3.
What is one third of a bag of sweets add two thirds of a bag of sweets?
one third
three thirds
two thirds
Q4.
5 ¾ + 1 ¼
4 and a half
6

## Exit quiz

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### 5 Questions

Q1.
How to add fractions with different denominators
add the both the numerators and both the denominators
Correct answer: find a common denominator
Q2.
1/8 + 1/4
1/6
2/12
2/8
Q3.
Select the fractions this can be represented as:
1/3
1/4