Lesson Plan: Addition of Rational Numbers | Nagwa Lesson Plan: Addition of Rational Numbers | Nagwa

This lesson plan includes the objectives, prerequisites, and exclusions of the lesson teaching students how to add rational numbers, including fractions, decimals, and percentages.

#### Objectives

Students will be able to

• use a number line to add rational numbers,
• add rational numbers as fractions (including mixed numbers) with like denominators,
• add rational numbers as fractions (including mixed numbers) with unlike denominators by using the LCM of the denominators,
• add rational numbers in different forms,
• convert between fractions, decimals, and percentages in order to add rational numbers of different forms.

#### Prerequisites

Students should already be familiar with

• the definition of a rational number,
• simplifying fractions,
• converting between fractions, decimals, and percentages,

#### Exclusions

Students will not cover

• multiplication and division of rational numbers,
• subtraction fractions,
• evaluating algebraic expressions.