*Discover Adding Fractions in a Fun and Engaging Way!*

You're probably already familiar with magic squares. But you may not have played around with *fraction magic squares*. They're great for getting a class engaged with fractions!

Students should understand that the *sum* of each row, column, and diagonal, are all the same, and that sum is the *Magic Number!*

The fraction magic square to the left is partially filled in. Notice two of the Depending on the level of your student, you could have them work on magic square with |

This fraction magic square is the same as the one above, but notice the fractions Depending on the level of your student, you could have them work on magic square with |

So depending on what level your student is at, choose one of the magic squares above that is works for them. Below is another magic square that will give students practice with * mixed numbers*.

As you can see this fraction magic square has different denominators.Students will get to practice adding |

**Fraction Magic Square Challege Activity**

Figure out the solution to a magic square puzzle

given the list of nine numbers.

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