# Fractions

### How to add, subtract, multiply, and divide

- Step 1: Make sure the bottom numbers the denominators are the same
- Step 2: Add the top numbers the numerators, put the answer over the denominator.
- Step 3: Simplify the fraction if needed

- Step 1. Make sure the the denominators are the same
- Step 2. Subtract the numerators. Put the answer over the same denominator.
- Step 3. Simplify the fraction.

**Step 1**. Multiply the numerators**Step 2**. Multiply the denominators**Step3. Simplify the fraction if needed**

- Step 1. Turn the second fraction upside-down (it becomes a
**reciprocal)**

**Step 2. Multiply the first fraction by that ****reciprocal**

**Step 3. Simplify the fraction if needed**