Adding Fractions With Unlike Denominators

Learners follow steps to add fractions with different denominators. They also review fraction concepts, do a drag-and-drop exercise involving fraction terms, and add fractions with common denominators.

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Last Updated 06.09.15
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Tina -

This is a great learning object. I will definitely use it with my students.

cindy

Posted by Cindy Gibson on 1/16/2007 12:00:00 AM Reply

Any time students get to review fractions, it is beneficial. Not sure if the color issue adds to it, but I could assume that there is some research behind colors and learning.

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Posted by Noelene Hulse on 4/24/2006 12:00:00 AM Reply

I love this so much it is helping my students a lot they love this so much now they want stay on this..THANKS so much!!

Posted by Rebacca Jones on 10/24/2011 6:49:04 PM Reply

GREAT!!

I only found one thing that is confusing. On the practice problems, it asks you to name the multiples of the denominators and hit enter on your keyboard after each number. it didnt work.. i had to reveal the answers to move to the next step.

Ill recommend this to my math folks though.

Thanks!

Posted by Rebecca Dunn on 4/24/2006 12:00:00 AM Reply

I loved this! Do you have one for simple adding, subtraction, multiply and divide of whole number arithmetic?

Posted by Marilyn Marshall on 4/25/2006 12:00:00 AM Reply