# Operations with Fractions

### By: Eleanor Lee

## Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Explanation

Step 1 : Find the common denominator

Step 2 : Multiply it so the denominator is the same

Step 3 : Multiply the numerator so the fraction doesn't change

Step 4 : Now, you have the same denominator you can add the numerators together

Step 5 : Don't change the denominator write the same number

Step 6 : Make sure it is the simplest form ( you divide it )

The steps for subtracting fractions are .........

Step 1 : Find the common denominator

Step 2 : Multiply it so the denominator is the same

Step 3 : Multiply the numerator so the fraction doesn't change

Step 4 : Now that you have the same denominator you can subtract the numerator

Step 5 : Don't change the denominator write the same number

Step 6 : Make sure it is in the simplest form