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Our standard for this week is 5.NF.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. For example, recognize an incorrect result 2/5 + 1/2 = 3/7, by observing that 3/7 < 1/2. Record these problems in your journal! Be sure to date the page, and show all the strategies you use to solve the problem! Write a word problem that can be solved with ⅔ - ⅗? Is the sum of 4/5 and 7/8 under or over one? Explain how you know. There is ⅘ of the pepperoni pizza left over, and ¾ of the Hawaiian pizza left over. Sydney says that there are 1 ½ total pizzas left. Do you agree? Explain why or why not. Write a subtraction problem that has the same difference as ¾ ⅛. . Is 3 ¾ + 2 ⅙ greater or less than 6? Explain. Why can you use mental computation to solve 5 - 3 1/2?