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## Help for Fractions Quiz 2

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**Help for Fractions Quiz 2**Quiz will be on Thursday, April 10**Do you remember what a mixed number is?**YES! It is a whole number, like 3 and a fraction, like ½ together: 3 ½**You know that you can add or subtract mixed numbers!**There are many strategies for adding. Here’s one: 4 5/8 + 2 6/8 = ? Add the whole numbers: 4+ 2 = 6 Add the fractions: 5/8 + 6/8 = 11/8 Write 11/8 as a whole number and fraction: 11/8 = 8/8 + 3/8 11/8= 1 + 3/8 = 1 3/8 Combine: 6 + 1 3/8 = 7 3/8**Here’s a visual.**4 5/8 + 2 6/8 = ?**Put the wholes together.Put the fractional parts together.**4 5/8 + 2 6/8 = ?**Put the wholes together.Put the fractional parts**together.Make a new whole. 4 5/8 + 2 6/8 = ?**Write the whole number and the fraction!**4 5/8 + 2 6/8 = ? 7 3/8**Solve problems involving line plots.**Mary is writing a story. She writes every day. She has written for the past seven days. Here is a line plot showing how many pages Mary has written during the past week. 0 ¼ ½ ¾ 1 1 ¼ 1 ¾ 2**Solve word problems involving he addition or subtraction of**mixed fractions. • On Monday, 2/9 of the fourth grade brought in cans for the needy. By Tuesday, another 6/9 of the fourth graders brought in cans. What fraction of the fourth grade class brought in cans for the needy?**B. Jenna read 1 ¾ chapters of her book on Monday. She**read another 2 ¾ chapters on Tuesday. How many chapters did Jenna read on Monday and Tuesday?**C. There are black socks, white socks and brown socks in**Jack’s sock drawer. 1/5 of the socks are black. 3/5 of the socks are white. What fraction of the socks are black or white? (Think: black AND white)