Add Fractions Word Problems | Subtract Fractions Unlike Denominators Task Cards

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Put your students to work solving the Candy Shop's Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators Word Problems! I have found that many students struggle with applying the computations they know when faced with word problems. I created these 24 word problem task cards to challenge students to apply their knowledge of adding and subtracting fractions. This file also includes 24 task cards for representing adding and subtracting fractions with models based on the 24 word problems. Directions to show students how to model addition and subtraction of fractions problems are provided.

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✔ 24 adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators task cards

✔ 24 adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators representational model problems

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My word problem task cards contain themes that you can use year-round, no matter the season or holiday that is around the corner! Incorporating real-world, relevant themes allows students to connect with math concepts while having fun solving problems.


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to see state-specific standards (only available in the US).
Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers. For example, recognize an incorrect result 2/5 + 1/2 = 3/7, by observing that 3/7 < 1/2.
Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators. For example, 2/3 + 5/4 = 8/12 + 15/12 = 23/12. (In general, 𝘢/𝘣 + 𝘤/𝘥 = (𝘢𝘥 + 𝘣𝘤)/𝘣𝘥.)


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