Adding and subtracting mixed numbers

Home learning focus

Learn how to add and subtract mixed numbers

This includes:

  • two videos
  • two worksheets
  • two games

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Learn

Adding fractions

Watch Martin as he uses his knowledge of common denominators to help him add two mixed numbers. You could draw your own bar models to help you.

Subtracting fractions

Join Martin as he uses his knowledge of common multiples to find a common denominator to help him subtract two mixed numbers. Can you draw a bar model to help you?

Practise

Activity 1

Adding fractions worksheet

Practise adding mixed numbers by completing the questions.

Adding fractions worksheet

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Activity 2

Adding fractions game

This game has five questions to help you practise adding mixed numbers.

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Adding fractions game

Activity 3

Subtracting fractions worksheet

Complete the questions by finding a common denominator to subtract two mixed numbers.

Subtracting fractions worksheet

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Activity 4

Subtracting fractions game

Answer the questions in this interactive game to practise subtracting mixed numbers.

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Subtracting fractions game

There's more to learn

Have a look at these other resources around the BBC and the web.

KS2 Maths
BBC Bitesize Daily
Primary games