Adding Subtracting Fractions

with like denominators

Welcome to the Math Salamanders 3rd Grade Free Fraction Worksheets.

Here you will find a wide range of free printable Third Grade Worksheets about
Adding and Subtracting Fractions with like denominators, which will help your
child with their fraction learning.

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At Third Grade, children enjoy exploring Math with fun Math activities and games.
Children will enjoy completing these Math games and Free 3rd Grade Math worksheets
whilst learning at the same time.

During Third Grade, the Math work extends to place value up to 10,000.
By the end of 3rd grade, most children should be able to add and subtract numbers
to 100 mentally, know their multiplication tables up to 10 x 10, and make simple estimates.
They are able to multiply and divide at a basic level, and can solve multiplication and division problems.

They have also developed an understanding of negative numbers, and can find fractions of shapes
and locate different fractions on a number line.

These free printable Third Grade Math Games, and other free Grade 3 Math Worksheets will help your child to
achieve their Elementary Math benchmark set out by Achieve, Inc.

In the UK, 3rd Grade is equivalent to Year 4.

Fractions is an area that a lot of kids find hard to understand. One of the problems with fractions is that they have different meanings depending on the context.

For example, you can eat half an apple or cut an orange into fourths. But you can also put the number one-half on a number line, measure a line 3 1/2 cm long, or find a fourth of 24.

Once the concept of fractions as numbers and fractions as parts of a whole has been understood, your child will be well on their way to developing a sound understanding of fractions.

Here you will find support pages about how to add and subtract fractions (with both like and unlike denominators).

If you want to add two fractions together or subtract one fraction from another, please use the calculator below.

To enter a fraction, you have to enter the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 4/5 or 23/7

To enter a mixed fraction, first type the whole number followed by space followed by the numerator followed by '/' followed by the denominator. E.g. 3 1/4 (3 and a quarter).

This fraction calculator works out Fraction1 + Fraction2, or Fraction1 - Fraction2

If you need help to find out how to add or subtract fractions, there is more help further down this page!

Find out how to add and subtract fractions with like denominators using the video below.

Here you will find a selection of Free Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to add and subtract fractions with the same denominator. The sheets are graded so that the easier ones are at the top.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- add and subtract fractions with the same denominator.

All the free Fraction worksheets in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks for Third Grade.

If you need to add and subtract fractions with unlike denominators, then we have a page dedicated to this skill.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction worksheets designed to help your child understand how to work out fractions of different numbers, where the numerator is equal to 1.

Using these sheets will help your child to:

- develop an understanding of fractions as parts of a whole;
- know how to calculate unit fractions of a range of numbers.

Here you will find a selection of Fraction Flash Cards designed to help your child learn their Fractions.

Using Flash Cards is a great way to learn your Fraction facts as parts of a whole. They can be taken on a journey, played with in a game, or used in a spare five minutes daily until your child knows their Fractions off by heart.

Using these flashcards will help your child to:

- understand fractions as parts of a whole;
- practice their equivalent fraction facts.

All the printable Math facts in this section support the Elementary Math Benchmarks.

Here you will find the Math Salamanders free online Math help pages about Fractions.

There is a wide range of help pages including help with:

- fraction definitions;
- equivalent fractions;
- converting improper fractions;
- how to add and subtract fractions;
- how to convert fractions to decimals and percentages;
- how to simplify fractions.

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