Butterfly method for adding and subtracting fractionsâ€¦genius! Why didnâ€™t someone teach me this way? Butterfly method for adding and subtracting fractionsâ€¦genius! Why didn't someone teach me this way?

Have kids make a paper ice cream cone of fractions! First, they choose how many of each flavor they'd like for their cone scoops total). Then, they write the fraction down for each flavor.

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Great for kids: How to defeat a dragon with math - In the mighty land of Pi, the Musketeers of PEMDAS must come together to defeat an evil math dragon! Youâ€™ll never forget order of operations again