Year 6 Add and Subtract Fractions 1 Maths Challenge

Teacher Specific Information

This Year 6 Add and Subtract Fractions 1 Maths Challenge is designed to check pupils’ understanding of adding and subtracting fractions where the denominators are multiples of one another. Pupils will help Cairo complete her maths challenge to create an addition and a subtraction calculation that have the same answer.

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National Curriculum Objectives


Mathematics Year 6: (6F2) Use common factors to simplify fractions; use common multiples to express fractions in the same denomination
Mathematics Year 6: (6F4) Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers, using the concept of equivalent fractions
Mathematics Year 6: (6F11) Recall and use equivalences between simple fractions, decimals and percentages, including in different contexts