How do you add fractions with different denominators
Find a common denominator If 2/4 + 1/8 then the common denominator is 8 you multiply the top and bottom of 2/4 by 2 changing it to 4/8 then your final answer is 5/8
Find the common denominator
To add fraction with different denominators, you find a common denominator. This will now help you to get common denominator to make the addition work simple. Get worked out examples on http://www.mathplayground.com/fractions_add.html.
You find the GCF and then multiply the numerator by the number of times the numerator goes into the denominator.
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