Name:    Lesson 3: Adding Fractions with Fraction Strips

1.

Use the strategy of adding with fraction strips to answer Questions 1 - 5.

2/3 + 1/4
 a. 11/12 b. 3/7 c. 8/12 d. 4/12

2.

1/4 + 5/8
 a. 6/10 b. 7/16 c. 4/5 d. 7/8

3.

2/3 + 4/5
 a. 6/8 b. 10/15 c. 12/15 d. 22/15

4.

1/2 + 1/3
 a. 2/5 b. 3/6 c. 2/6 d. 5/6

5.

2/4 +1/3
 a. 5/6 b. 3/7 c. 4/12 d. 6/12

6.

Abby watched one television show for 1/2 an hour.  Then she watched another television show for 20 minutes. How long did she watch television for altogether?
 a. 5/6 of an hour c. 6/8 of an hour b. 4/8 of an hour d. 8/9 of an hour

7.

A fraction with a denominator of 5 is added to a fraction with a denominator of 6.  What denominator is possible in the sum?
 a. 15 b. 12 c. 20 d. 24

8.

At a powwow 1/4 of the dancers were fancy dancers and  2/3 were jingle dress dancers.  How many dancers were either fancy dancers or jingle dress dancers?
 a. 11/12 b. 3/7 c. 3/12 d. 8/12

9.

What is the sum of 4/5 and 5/6?
 a. 9/11 b. 49/30 c. 24/30 d. 49/60

10.

What is the sum of 3/4 and 3/5?
 a. 27/20 b. 6/9 c. 1/3 d. 27/40