Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole and having like denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem.
Standard TypeMichigan State Math Standards
Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Use visual fraction models to add and subtract fractions with the same denominators. Notice patterns in the numerator and denominator of the sum and difference. Get some more practice with identifying and representing equivalent fractions.