Making Art Part 1: Estimating Adding and Subtracting Fractions Using Benchmarks

Resource ID#: 194009 Primary Type: Original Student Tutorial


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General Information

Subject(s): Mathematics, Mathematics (B.E.S.T. - Effective starting 2022-2023)
Grade Level(s): 5
Intended Audience: Students
Resource supports reading in content area:Yes
Keywords: fractions, fraction, fractions on a number line, sum, difference, benchmark, benchmarks, one-half, multi-step word problems, combined, estimate, reasonable, add, subtract, unlike denominators
Instructional Component Type(s): Original Student Tutorial

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