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Suitable for K-12 grades: Grade 6 Grade 7

Elementary School, Primary School, Junior High School, Middle School, High School.

Adding and subtracting fractions

A number of fractions has to be added or subtracted in a consecutive way. The number of problems and the number of fractions for each problem is selectable.

The fractions may be unlike quantities, in which case they have to be converted to like quantities first. The problem may be set to produce only chains of like quantities - or only unlike quantities.

The numerator and denominator of each fraction is taken from a preset number range.

The fractions' sign may be chosen to be positive (for addition) only, negative (for subtraction) only, or chosen randomly.

Improper fractions can be allowed, disallowed or enforced. In case they may occur, it can be chosen whether they will be output as improper fractions or mixed numbers.

Topics: Arithmetic Elementary arithmetic Rational Numbers

Tags: Addition Fraction Subtraction

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Parameter

Possible values

Number of problems

1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10

Plus/Minus

Mixed, Plus, Minus

Number range

20, 30, 40, 50, 100, 200, 500, 1000, 10000, 100000

Number of fractions

1, 2, 3, 4

Improper fractions

No, Yes, as a fraction, Yes, as a mixed number

All like quantities

Never, May, Always

Remark

Description

Name and direct link

Like quantities are required for the addition and subtraction of fractions.

Convert multiple fractions to like quantities

With the result given, a summand is blanked out and to be filled in correctly

In a sum term of fractions, blanks have to be filled in correctly

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