SSAT Middle Level Math : How to add fractions

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Example Questions

Example Question #31 : How To Add Fractions

Evaluate: 

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Rewrite each as an improper fraction, then as a fraction in terms of the least common denominator, which is :

Rewrite the expression, evaluate it, and rewrite the result as a mixed number:

Example Question #32 : How To Add Fractions

Find the sum:

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Since the denominators of the two fractions are the same, we can simply add the numerators:

 

Example Question #411 : Arithmetic

Find the sum:

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Since the denominators of the two fractions are the same, we can simply add the numerators:

Example Question #34 : How To Add Fractions

Find the sum:

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Explanation:

Since the denominators of the two fractions are the same, we can simply add the numerators:

Example Question #35 : How To Add Fractions

Solve:

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Find the least common denominator between  and . In this case, it is .

Example Question #36 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator:

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Example Question #37 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator:

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Example Question #38 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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Example Question #39 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same. Then, simplify:

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Example Question #40 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same. Then, reduce:

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