# Fraction Squad

### Adding, Subtracting, Multipling and Dividing Fractions

## 3 easy steps to Adding Fractions (aka Rule 1)

## 3 Easy Steps to Subtracting Fractions (aka Rule 2)

## 3 Easy steps to multiplying fractions (aka Rule 3)

1. Multiply the top numbers (the *numerators*).

2. Multiply the bottom numbers (the *denominators*).

3. Simplify the fraction if needed.

## 1/4 + 1/3=Numerators: 4x1 3x1 Denominators: 4x3 New Equation: 4/12+3/12=7/12 | ## 2/4 - 4/8Numerator: 4x4 8x2 Denominator: 4x8 New Equation: 16/32-16/32= 0/32 | ## 1/2+1/2+1/2 We know that 1/2 +1/2 is 1 whole plus another 1/2 equals 1 1/2 |

## Equivilant Fractions

1/2= 2/4, 4/8, 8/16

1/3= 2/6, 3/9, 9/27

1/4= 2/8, 4/16, 8/32, 25/100

## Word Problem

Timmy goes to Wendy's 6/7 times a week. He orders a burger and a milk shake for 3 days. What fraction of the week does he eat something different?

Answer: 4/7

Fraction Jackson