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Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System



MCAS QUESTION OF THE DAY:

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2015 Spring Release, Mathematics - Grade 5
Download PDF Document Question 13 - 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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Ms. Montano asked her students to solve the equation shown in the box below.
six-sevenths plus five-sixths equals n
Which of the following is closest to the value of n?
 
 
 

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Last Updated: August 15, 2018
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