Subtracting Fractions: Mixed Numbers

Math Concept:

Subtraction, Fractions

Grade Level:

4th Grade, 5th Grade

Math Workshop Rotation:

Lesson Launch

Format:

Video, Blog Post

Resource Type:

Instructional Strategy, Flipped Classroom

Description:

Learn the why before the how! Using pattern blocks, see how decomposing with D.C. and renaming (not borrowing!) are the keys to successfully subtracting fractions with mixed numbers.