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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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.
Slide Content
1. Slide 1 - Parcc practice problem

• Fish problem – adding and subtracting fractions
2. 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?

4. 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?
5. 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?

7. 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?