Subtracting Fractions: Mixed Numbers

Math Concept:

Subtraction, Fractions

Grade Level:

4th Grade, 5th Grade

Math Workshop Rotation:

Lesson Launch


Video, Blog Post

Resource Type:

Instructional Strategy, Flipped Classroom


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.