## 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?