# Chapter 6 — Adding and Subtracting Fractions

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Chapter 6 — Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Chapter Preparation
Vocabulary Builder (begin)
6-1 Rounding Fractions: Round fractions to 0, ½, and 1.
In Class: 6-1 Study Guide
and Skills
Homework: 6-1 Practice:
Word Problems
in the Content Area
Extra-Credit: 6-1 Fleet
Supervisor
6-2 Estimating Sums and Differences: Estimate sums and differences of fractions and mixed
numbers.
In Class: 6-2 Study Guide and Skills
Homework: 6-2 Practice: Word
Problems
6 Quiz A: Lessons 6-1 and 6-2
6-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators: Add and subtract fractions with like
denominators.
In Class: 6-3 Study Guide and Skills
Homework: 6-3 Practice: Word
Problems
6 Quiz B: Lesson 6-3
Mid-Chapter Practice
In Class & Homework: Mid-Chapter Review/Practice
Test, pg. 232
Mid-Chapter 6 Test
6-4 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators: Add and subtract fractions with
unlike denominators.
In Class: 6-4 Study Guide and Skills
Homework: 6-4 Practice: Word Problems
In Class: 6-5 Study Guide and Skills
Homework: 6-5 Practice: Word
Problems
6 Quiz C: Lessons 6-4 and 6-5
6-6 Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Renaming: Subtract mixed numbers involving renaming.
In Class: 6-6 Study Guide and Skills
Homework: 6-6 Practice: Word
Problems
6 Quiz D: Lesson 6-6
Extra Credit: Parent and Student
Study Guide—Chapter 6 Review:
Pie Eating Contest
Chapter 6 Test: Form 1, 2A, or 2B
Chapter Review and Test
In Class & Homework: Chapter
Review, pgs. 248-250; Extended
Response, p. 253: 17
Chapter 6 — Adding and Subtracting Fractions
1. Which fraction is 3/4 when written in
simplest form?
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
6. Find the least common denominator for
3
/8 and 5/14.
 Correct
 Incorrect: Incorrect: See pages 198
and 199, Examples 1-3.
2. Find the least common denominator for
2
/5 and 3/10.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See pages 198 and 199,
Examples 1-3.
7. Estimate 6.8 - 2.5 by rounding.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 116, Examples 1
and 2.
3. What is the least common denominator
for 4/9 and 7/12?
 Correct
 Incorrect: See pages 198 and 199,
Examples 1-3.
4. Estimate 78.3 + 23.1 by rounding.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
5. Express 9/16 in simplest form.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
8. Write 12/11 as a mixed number.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
9. Write 8/5 as a mixed number.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
10. Write 14/12 as a mixed number.
 Correct
 Incorrect: See page 183, Examples 3
and 4.
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Chapter 6 — Adding and Subtracting Fractions
Vocabulary Builder
This is an alphabetical listing of vocabulary terms you will use in Chapter 6. As you study the
chapter, complete each term’s definition and example. Remember to add the Lesson number
where you first found the term in the chapter.
Vocabulary
Term
Found
in
Lesson
Definition
Example
denominator
fraction
least common
denominator
like fractions
mixed number
numerator
simplest form
unlike fractions
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6-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers — Study Guide
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Chapter 6 — Adding and Subtracting Fractions
6-1 Rounding Fractions and Mixed Numbers — Skills
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6-2 Estimating Sums and Differences — Study Guide
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6-2 Estimating Sums and Differences — Skills
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6-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators — Study Guide
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6-3 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators — Skills
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Mid-Chapter Practice Test
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6-4 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators — Study Guide
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6-4 Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators — Skills
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6-5 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers — Study Guide
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6-5 Adding and Subtracting Mixed Numbers — Skills
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6-6 Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Renaming — Study Guide
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6-6 Subtracting Mixed Numbers with Renaming — Skills
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Chapter 6 Review
Vocabulary and Concept Check
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Extended Response: Page 253, #17
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