Algebra II : Adding and Subtracting Fractions

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Example Questions

Example Question #4371 : Algebra Ii

Simplify:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To add or subtract fractions, the fractions must have the same denominator.

The smallest common denominator in this case is .

After multiply both terms so that they have the same denominator.

 

Simply add these two terms together.

Example Question #41 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 5 on the top and bottom and the second fraction by 3 on the top and bottom.

Add these fractions together, then write it as a mixed number

Example Question #42 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 3 over 3.

Add these fractions together, then reduce it to get the final answer.

Example Question #43 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 7 over 7 and the second fraction by 5 over 5.

Add these fractions together, to get the final answer.

Example Question #7 : Subtraction With Fractions

Subtract these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 2 over 2 and the second fraction by 3 over 3.

Subtract these fractions to get the final answer.

Example Question #11 : Adding And Subtracting Fractions

Subtract these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 3 over 3 and the second fraction by 5 over 5.

Subtract the numerators of the fractions to get the final answer.

Example Question #31 : Operations With Fractions

Add these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 6 over 6 and the second fraction by 7 over 7.

Add the numerators of the fractions to get the final answer.

 

Example Question #45 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

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Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the second fraction by 6 over 6.

Add the numerators of the fractions to get the final answer.

 

Example Question #46 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the first fraction by 5 over 5 and the second fraction by 7 over 7.

Add the numerators of the fractions to get the final answer.

Example Question #47 : Fractions

Add these fractions:

Possible Answers:

Correct answer:

Explanation:

To solve this we need to first find common denominators. We do that by multiplying the second fraction by 2 over 2.

Add the numerators of these fractions and simplify to get the final answer.

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