Lesson: Word Problems: Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators Mathematics • 5th Grade
In this lesson, we will learn how to solve problems by adding and subtracting up to three proper fractions with different denominators by finding common denominators.
Jackson eats of a pizza, while Olivia eats of it. How much do they eat in total?
Isabella colored of a drawn figure, and her sister colored of it. How much is left uncolored?
Chloe is building a tower using red, green, and yellow blocks. If the height of the red blocks is equal to of a meter, the height of the green blocks is equal to of a meter, and the height of the yellow blocks is equal to of a meter, find the total height of the tower.
Hint: Give your answer in the simplest form.