Common Core: 4th Grade Math : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

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Example Question #1 : Solve Word Problems Involving Addition And Subtraction Of Fractions: Ccss.Math.Content.4.Nf.B.3d

In Charlie's pantry,  of the items are potato chips,  of the items are tortilla chips, and the rest are cookies or crackers. What fraction are chips?

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Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the potato chips and the tortilla chips together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #2 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Stuart's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

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Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #3 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Andy's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #4 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Sara's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

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Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #1 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Susan's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #6 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Dan's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #7 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Susan's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #8 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Mark's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #9 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Tim's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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Example Question #10 : Adding Fractions In Word Problems

In Laura's pantry,  of the items are chips and  of the items are cereal. What fraction of the items are chips or cereal?  

 

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this problem, we are putting the chips and the cereal together, so we add the fractions. 

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