SSAT Middle Level Math : How to add fractions

Example Questions

Example Question #250 : Fractions

Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominator the same:

Example Question #151 : Fractions

Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominator the same:

Example Question #491 : Numbers And Operations

The time is now 10:38 PM. What time will it be in two hours and fifty-two minutes?

Explanation:

It is now 10:38 PM. In  minutes, it will be 11:00 PM; in  minutes, the minutes will read 30, so the time will be 11:30 PM. In another two hours, the hours will read

,

so the time will be 1:30 AM.

Example Question #492 : Numbers And Operations

Solve the expression.

None of these

Explanation:

Start by solving for the term in parenthesis. We will need to find the least common denominator in order to add the fractions. Since 6 can be multiplied by 2 to get 12, 12 must be the least common denominator.

Convert the fractions so that they share a denominator of 12.

Multiply.

You can then simplify the fraction be removing 12 from both the numerator and denominator.

Example Question #493 : Numbers And Operations

Which of the following is the sum of five-sevenths and one-half?

The correct answer is not among the other responses.

Explanation:

Since , express each fraction as its equivalent in fourteenths, and add the numerators, as follows:

Example Question #494 : Numbers And Operations

Explanation:

Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same:

Example Question #501 : Numbers And Operations

Which of the following is the sum of seven tenths and seventeen hundredths?

Explanation:

Seven tenths is equal to 0.7; seventeen hundredths is equal to 0.17. Add them, rewriting 0.7 as 0.70:

Example Question #502 : Numbers And Operations

Explanation:

Add the numerators and leave the denominators the same:

Example Question #503 : Numbers And Operations

Explanation:

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

Example Question #3 : Number & Operations With Fractions

Joe paited  of the fence an Sara painted . How much of the fence is painted?