Friday, 19 August 2016

Adding Fractions

Hello Teachers

Fractions, fractions, fractions. That's right ladies and gentlemen, it is a requirement within our curriculum s that we teach fractions. Children need to understand proportions, dividing and working out amounts using fractions. Using the following clip art set we can make up our own resources and worksheets which are best suited to our students.

How to add Fractions: here is a great example how to add fractions which have the same denominator (bottom fraction see below).

How To Add When the Denominator is the same

I have created a simple cake clip art set best suited to Grade 3 or year 4. This set includes all the clips as seen here, including white pieces.

Using these fractions in your worksheets are a great way to introduce your students to learning about fractions they way you want them to learn. Simply and easy to use.

It is quite tricky learning how to add when the denominator is not the same. What you need to do is to find the multiples from both of the denominators given. Find the lowest multiple of both which should be the same. See the example below.

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