Scribe Post for April 16, 2009

6:10 AM

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Today in class we went over our homework, the 4 adding fracion questions and the 3 word problems. Here are the correct answers:



1) She can make the cake whole again.


5/8 + 1/2=9/8 or 1 1/8


5/8 + 1/2 change to 4/8= 9/8 or 1 1/8













2) 1/2 fraction of a package of buns is needed for the hotdogs.

12/8 = 1 4/8 = 1/2




















3) She has 1 7/20 L of punch.


3/5+1/2= 1 1/10


1 1/10+1/4=1 7/20


















We also added a few mixed numbers.

















For homework we got subtraction questions.


3/4 - 3/8=


Subtracting fractions is just like adding fractions, you change the whole but instead of adding you subtract.

Here are the rest of the homework questions.

5/8 -1/3 =

4/5 - 1/2 =

13/15 - 4/5=

For next scribe, I choose Angela.

2 Responses to "Scribe Post for April 16, 2009"

melanie873 said :
April 17, 2009 at 7:20 AM
That's all you guys did yesterday? Mr.H said that you guys were going to start learning subtracting fractions. Well okay then, good job Zerlina! Nice big pictures (:
simran 8-73 said :
April 17, 2009 at 7:30 PM
GOOD JOB! Yeah I agree with Melanie your pictures are really well done, and great explanations.:)

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