Word problems requiring an understanding of fractions, mixed numbers, and time, both in hours/minutes, and in fractional parts of hours. Students need to add, subtract, and multiply fractions, convert mixed numbers and improper fractions.
A brief review of the requisite skills is included.
The problems’ contexts are time related to school, and recipes using fractions. Space is given for students to show their work and write all equations.
Common Core Standards:
4.NF.3.d: “Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions…”
4.NF.4.c: “Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole
4.MD.2: “Use the four operations to solve word problems involving distances, intervals of time, liquid volumes…including problems involving simple fractions…”
5.NF.2: “Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions…”
5.NF.6: “Solve real world problems involving multiplication of fractions and mixed numbers…”
Subjects: Math, Measurement, Word Problems, Applied Math
Level: Grades 4-5
Duration: 8 pages, many problems, 2-4 days if done together
Answer Key: included
A Smartboard 14 file is also included.