5^{th} Grade (MAT) Targeted Standard (NF) Number and Operations - Fractions Cluster: Use equivalent fractions as a strategy to add and subtract fractions.

MAT-05.NF.02 Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, by using visual fraction models and equations to represent the problem. Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers.