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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
 



 
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