*Solve problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions, including those with unrelated denominators (ACMNA153)*

**LO: To add or subtract fractions with unrelated denominators.**

**Know:**

- how to add/subtract numbers

**Understand:**

- that the addition of fractions makes the fractions larger
- that the subtraction of fractions makes the fractions smaller
- that when adding/subtracting fractions, you have to keep the denominator the same. If they are different you have to make them the same prior to proceeding.

**Do:**

- I can add and subtract fractions with different/unrelated denominators

*Visual Representations*

*Notes*

### Adding/Subtracting Fractions with Unrelated Denominators

### When adding fractions with the different/unrelated denominators, you have to **make the denominators the same** before proceeding.

### When subtracting fractions with the different/unrelated denominators, you have to make the denominators the same before proceeding.

### Butterfly Method

**Teaching Ideas**

**Teaching Ideas**

*Adding/Subtracting Fractions Videos*

*Textbook Questions*

**My Maths 7**

**My Maths 7**

*Exercise 2C pg. 79 Q. 3-4, 6-9*

**My Maths 8**

**My Maths 8**