Do we always add fractions by first finding a common denominator, etc.? Or, could it make sense to add two fractions by adding the numerators and denominators? This activity explores these questions.

Fractions and Free Throws

Created on 12/3/2014 by Scott Adamson

Do we always add fractions by first finding a common denominator, etc.? Or, could it make sense to add two fractions by adding the numerators and denominators? This activity explores these questions.

 

 

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5.NF.A.1 5.NF.A.2 6.RP.A.1
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MP.1 MP.2 MP.3 MP.4 MP.6 MP.7
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