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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System



MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2016 Spring Release, Mathematics - Grade 5
Download PDF Document Question 12 - Multiple-Choice

Reporting Category: Number and Operations-Fractions
Standard: Mathematics.5.NF.1.02 - Solve word problems involving addition and subtraction of fractions referring to the same whole, including cases of unlike denominators, e.g., by using visual fraction models or equations to represent the problem. Use benchmark fractions and number sense of fractions to estimate mentally and assess the reasonableness of answers. For example, recognize an incorrect result 2/5 + 1/2 = 3/7, by observing that 3/7 < 1/2.

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Jean needs two and one half cups of flour to make sugar cookies and three and one quarter cups of flour to make peanut butter cookies. What is the total number of cups of flour that Jean will need to make both kinds of cookies?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: September 17, 2019
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