Add and Subtract Fractions Video Tutorial

Teacher Specific Information

In this Add and Subtract Fractions Video Tutorial, Martin explains how to find a common denominator by finding the lowest common multiple of two numbers. When children are able to do this, they have the opportunity to apply their skills and answer different types of question. The vocabulary that Martin uses includes fraction, lowest common multiple, numerator and denominator.

This video will be useful for children to watch at home or for extra support as part of an intervention, or whole class activity.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Number – Fractions (including decimals and percentages)
Mathematics Year 6: (6F2) Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination