4th grade math PARCC problem
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Duration 0:09:03
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This problem helps students think through adding and subtracting fractions, as well as converting a fraction to a mixed number, and simplifying a fraction.

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Slide 1  Parcc practice problem
 Fish problem – adding and subtracting fractions

Slide 2  Part a
 Sean buys 5 packages of fish. There is 7 / 8 pound of fish in each package. What is the total weight, in pounds, of fish that Sean buys?

Slide 3  workspace

Slide 4  Part a
 Sean buys 5 packages of fish. There is 7 / 8 pound of fish in each package. What is the total weight, in pounds, of fish that Sean buys?

Slide 5  Part b
 Sean cooks 1 package of the fish. He eats 3 / 8 pound of the fish from the package.
 What is the total weight, in pounds, of the cooked fish that is left after Sean eats 3 / 8 pound?

Slide 6  workspace

Slide 7  Part b
 Sean cooks 1 package of the fish. He eats 3 / 8 pound of the fish from the package.
 What is the total weight, in pounds, of the cooked fish that is left after Sean eats 3 / 8 pound?