Adding Mixed Numbers

What are we learning?

Content Objective: Students will add and subtract rational numbers (fractions) fluently. (5.3K)

Language Objective: Students will write how they would add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators. (Learning Strategies 1A)

Essential Questions:

  • What if the denominators are uncommon?
  • Why do we need common denominators?
  • How do we know when we are finished simplifying?


Materials: Math Tools, Math Book, Pencil

1. Open math tools in another window of your browser.

2. Open your math book to pages 407-409

3. Watch the video

4. Complete the examples while watching the video.

5. Pause the video when you need more time. The link to the video is below.