4th grade math PARCC problem

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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4th grade math PARCC problem

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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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  1. Parcc practice problem

    Slide 1 - Parcc practice problem

    • Fish problem – adding and subtracting fractions
  2. Part a

    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?
  3. workspace

    Slide 3 - workspace

  4. Part a

    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. Part b

    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?
  6. workspace

    Slide 6 - workspace

  7. Part b

    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?