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### ADDING AND SUBTRACTING LIKE FRACTIONS

Steps to add and subtract like fractions

Like fractions are fractions that have the same denominators. Adding/subtracting these fractions are very similar to adding/subtracting whole numbers. Just add/subtract the numerators together, and leave the denominators the same. Then, check to see if you can simplify your answer.

Example

Step 1

Step 2: Can I simplify my answer?
1/4 + 1/4 = 2/4 click for answer

SUBTRACTION
Step 1
Subtract 3/4 -1/4 click for answer

Step 2: Can I simplify my answer?
3/4 - 1/4 = 2/4 click for answer

IMPROPER FRACTIONS
Step 1

Step 2: Can I simplify my answer?
3/5 + 4/5 = 7/5 click for answer

subtracting fractions.

1.    3/5 + 1/5 click for answer

2.   3/4 + 1/4 click for answer

4.    7/12 - 1/12  click for answer

3.    9/10 + 3/10 click for answer

5.    5/9 - 2/9 click for answer

### Vocabularyclick the vocabulary term

Equivalent Fractions

Numerator

Denominator

Common Denominator

Uncommon Denominator

Simplify

Greatest Common Factor

Least Common Multiple

Convert

Improper Fraction

Proper Fraction

Mixed Number

The Big One