# Add Fractions Greater than 2

Videos, examples, and solutions to help Grade 5 students learn how to add fractions with sums greater than 2.
Common Core Standards: 5.NF.1, 5.NF.2
New York State Common Core Math Module 3, Grade 5, Lesson 10

Lesson 10 Application Problem
To make punch for the class party, Mrs. Lui mixed 1 1/3 cups orange juice, 3/4 cup apple juice, 2/3 cup cranberry juice, and 3/4 cup lemon-lime soda. Mixed together, how many cups of punch does the recipe make?
(Bonus: Each student drinks 1 cup. How many recipes does Mrs. Lui need to serve her 20 students?)

Lesson 10 Concept Development
Problem 1
2 1/5 + 1 1/2
Problem 2
2 4/5 + 1 1/2
Problem 3
2 2/3 + 5 2/5
Problem 4
3 5/7 + 6 2/3
Problem 5
3 1/2 + 4 7/8
Problem 6
15 5/6 + 7 9/10

Lesson 10 Problem Set

a. 2 1/4 + 1 1/5 =
f. 2 6/7 + 5 2/3 =
d. 4 2/3 + 1 1/5 =
2. Erin jogged 2 1/4 miles on Monday. Wednesday she jogged 3 1/3 miles, and on Friday she jogged 2 2/3 miles. How far did Erin jog altogether?
3. Clayton says that 2 1/2 + 3 3/5 will be more than 5 but less than 6 since 2 + 3 is 5. Is Clayton’s reasoning correct? Prove him right or wrong.

Lesson 10 Homework

d) 3 2/3 + 1 3/5 =
g) 15 1/5 + 4 3/8 =
2. String A is 3 5/6 meters long. String B is 2 1/4 meters long. What’s the total length of both strings?

Lesson 10 Homework

This video demonstrates how to add mixed numbers with sums greater than two whole. The method utilizes equivalent fractions and number lines to show understanding.

a) 2 1/2 + 1 1/5 =

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