Operations with Fractions

By: Eleanor Lee

Adding and Subtracting Fractions

Explanation


The steps for adding 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, 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

Example

Adding fraction ......
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Subtracting fraction ........
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