Fraction Squad

Adding, Subtracting, Multipling and Dividing Fractions

3 easy steps to Adding Fractions (aka Rule 1)

  • Step 1: Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same
  • Step 2: Add the top numbers (the numerator), put the answer over the denominator
  • Step 3: Simplify the fraction (if needed)
  • 3 Easy Steps to Subtracting Fractions (aka Rule 2)

  • Step 1. Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same
  • Step 2. Subtract the top numbers (the numerators). Put the answer over the same denominator.
  • Step 3. Simplify the fraction (if needed).
  • 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.

    3 eASY STEPS TO DIVIDING FRACTIONS

    Step 1. Turn the second fraction (the one you want to divide by) upside down
    (this is now a reciprocal).

    Step 2. Multiply the first fraction by that reciprocal
    Step 3. Simplify the fraction (if needed)

    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