# SSAT Middle Level Math : How to add fractions

## Example Questions

### Example Question #61 : How To Add Fractions       Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators the same: Answer: ### Example Question #241 : Fractions

Solve:      Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators the same: Answer: ### Example Question #242 : Fractions

Solve:      Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators the same: Answer: ### Example Question #243 : Fractions

Solve:      Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators the same: Answer: ### Example Question #244 : Fractions

Which of the following is the sum of sixty-seven tenths, sixty-seven hundredths, and sixty-seven ten-thousandths?      Explanation:

Sixty-seven tenths, sixty-seven hundredths, and sixty-seven ten-thousandths can be rewritten as 6.7, 0.67, and 0.0067, respectively. Add, appending zeroes at the end of each number as needed: ### Example Question #245 : Fractions

Which of the following is the sum of two fifths, one fourth, and three tenths?      Explanation:

We must express the three fractions as their equivalents with a common denominator. Since , we rewrite each fraction in terms of twentieths, then add as follows:   ### Example Question #246 : Fractions      Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators alone: Answer: ### Example Question #247 : Fractions

Subtract:      Explanation:

Subtract the numerators and leave the denominators alone: Answer: ### Example Question #248 : Fractions      Explanation:

Because the two fractions have the same denominator, simply add the numerators and leave the denominator as is: Answer: ### Example Question #249 : Fractions

Which of the following statements demonstrates the commutative property of addition?  None of the examples in the other responses demonstrates the commutative property of addition.     