Year 5 Add Mixed Numbers Reasoning Practice

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 5 Add Mixed Numbers Reasoning Practice game checks pupils’ understanding of adding mixed numbers together and giving explanations for their answers. Pupils will select the appropriate method for adding two mixed numbers together, select the correct answer to a calculation, identify which calculation is the most challenging and explain why, find the mistake in a calculation, and identify the correct method for solving a calculation where the fractions are represented differently.

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National Curriculum Objectives

Fractions (including decimals and percentages)

(5F2a) Recognise mixed numbers and improper fractions and convert from one form to the other and write mathematical statements > 1 as a mixed number [for example, 2/5 + 4/5 = 6/5 = 1  1/5 ]
(5F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and denominators that are multiples of the same number