# Fraction Basics & Adding and Subtracting Fractions

**Fraction Basics – **

**Learning Goal:*** ***MAFS.5.NF.2.3** Interpret a fraction as division of the numerator by the denominator (a/b = a ÷ b). Solve word problems involving division of whole numbers leading to answers in the form of fractions or mixed numbers, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem.

**Videos:**

- Understand Fraction as Division – Learn Zillion
- Solve Division Problems with Fractional Models – Learn Zillion
- Solve Division Problems with Fractional Quotients Greater Than or Equal to One – Learn Zillion
- Explore the Inverse Relationship of Multiplication and Division as it Relates to Fractions – Learn Zillion
- Check Division with Fractional Quotients – Learn Zillion
- Teaching with Fraction Bars

**Online Practice & Games:**

**Adding & Subtracting Fractions –**

**Learning Goal:** **MAFS.5.NF.1.1 **Add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators (including mixed numbers) by replacing given fractions with equivalent fractions in such a way as to produce an equivalent sum or difference of fractions with like denominators.

** Videos:**

- Adding & Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators Video
- Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators – Khan Academy
- Adding Unlike Denominators Video
- Adding and Subtracting Fractions – Khan Academy

- Subtracting Fractions with Regrouping – Math Village video

**Tools & Games:**

- Comparing Fractions Tool
- Diffy Virtual Manipulative
- Jeopardy – Adding Fractions
- Equivalent Fractions Game
- Fraction Game
- Visual Fractions
- Action Fraction Game

**Learning Goal:** **MAFS5.NF.1.2 **Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators (e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem). Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers.

**Videos:**

- 8 Step Model Drawing: Singapore’s Best Problem-Solving Math Strategies
- Teaching with Fraction Bars
- Adding on a Number Line
- Subtracting on a Number Line
- Testing Bike Wheels

**Online Practice & Games:**