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# Adding Fractions Word Problems

National Curriculum Objectives
Mathematics Y3: (3F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator within one whole.
Mathematics Y4: (4F4) Add and subtract fractions with the same denominator beyond one whole.
Mathematics Y5: (5F3) Add and subtract fractions with denominators that are multiples of the same number.
Mathematics Y6: (6F4) Add and subtract fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers using the concept of equivalent fractions.
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Differentiation:

Beginner Adding fractions with the same denominator and different numerators within one whole. Aimed at Year 3 Secure/Year 4 Emerging.

Easy Adding fractions with the same denominators and different numerators which add to one whole or higher than one.​ Aimed at Year 3 Mastery/Year 4 Secure/Year 5 Emerging.

Tricky Adding fractions with denominators that are double and half of each other which could add to one whole or higher than one. Answers should be given in mixed numbers. ​Aimed at Year 4 Mastery/Year 5 Developing.​

Expert Adding fractions with denominators that are multiple of the same number. Answers should be given in mixed numbers. Aimed at Year 5 Secure/Year 6 Emerging.

Brainbox Adding fractions with different denominators and mixed numbers. Answers should be given in mixed numbers and should be simplified. Aimed at Year 5 Mastery/Year 6 Secure.

Worksheets include answers.

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