SSAT Middle Level Math : How to add fractions

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Example Questions

Example Question #125 : Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator; then, reduce:

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Example Question #21 : How To Add Fractions

Solve:

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The least common denominator of and is .

Example Question #22 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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Example Question #23 : How To Add Fractions

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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Example Question #464 : Numbers And Operations

Add the fractions below.

 

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First, we need to find a common denominator. In this case, we can convert both denominators to .

Now we can add the numerators.

Both the numerator and denominator are divisible by , so we can simplify.

Example Question #21 : How To Add Fractions

Add:

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To solve, add the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

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Example Question #322 : Fractions

Add: 

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To solve, add the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

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Example Question #32 : How To Add Fractions

Add:

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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Example Question #323 : Fractions

Add:

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Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

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Example Question #34 : How To Add Fractions

Solve the equation.

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When adding fractions that have the same denominator, only the numerators are added together. Add the numerators and keep the denominators:

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