Whipping Up Some Helping Verbs with Chef Roy

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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?

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