Operations with Fractions

By Grayson Rothwell

ADDITION & SUBTRACTION

Explanation

Step 1:Find common denominator by multiplying by the greatest common factor

Step 2: Add numerators but keep the denominators the same

Step 3: Simplify answer by the greatest common factor but the numbers have to divide by the greatest common factor



Same thing for subtraction but you subtract instead of adding

Adding fractions
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To multiply it's very simple

Step 1: Multiply

Step 2 simplify to greatest common factor

Dividing fractions

STEP 1 Keep your first fraction

STEP 2 Change the division to multiplying

STEP 3 FLIP YOUR OTHER FRACTION

STEP 4 Multiply

STEP 5 Simplify