# Using models to add and subtract fractions

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- Write the addition or subtraction statement for the diagram. Write the answer in the lowest terms.

- Use a number line to calculate. Write the answer in lowest terms.
- Each act in a play was $\frac{1}{2}$ hour long. There were 3 acts. How long was the play? Include a number line with your answer.
- The diagram shows the layout of an aquatic centre. The pool took up $\frac{2}{8}$ of the aquatic centre and the stands took up $\frac{3}{8}$ of the aquatic centre. What is the difference between the amount of space taken up by the pool versus the stands?