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Thinking Blocks Fractions - Learning Connections

Essential Skills

Problem Solving - model and solve word problems
Common Core Connection for Grades 4 and 5

Understand a fraction a/b with a > 1 as a sum of fractions 1/b.Understand addition and subtraction of fractions as joining

and separating parts referring to the same whole.

Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions

referring to the same whole and having like denominators.

Solve word problems involving multiplication of a fraction by a whole number.