We’re starting unit 6 Fractions concepts and operations

Khan Academy has some good support videos on the skills we will be practicing.  We need to explore equivalent fractions Equivalent fractions .

Then we’ll learn how to add and  subtract fractions with like denominators. adding fractions with like denominators     Subtracting fractions with like denominators

Next adding and subtracting mixed numbers Adding mixed numbers

and Subtracting mixed numbers subtracting mixed numbers

Multiplying a whole number by a fraction is another skill we’ll be working on. multiplying whole numbers and fractions

That’s a lot of fractions!

So we’ll combine some fractions and graphing data with a line plot.  Check this video out to explain line plots Reading a line plot with fractions