1. Examine your equation to be solved. In this case, the denominators, the numbers on the bottom, are the same. One of the numbers however is a mixed number. 2. Prepare the fractions
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Adding fractions is more simple than it sounds. You must first find a common denominator. Then, add the top numbers together and simplify if needed.
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Deduct negative from positive. for example 2 1/4 +2=1/4.
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Every student needs to learn how to add fractions. Here's some extra help to assist your child in understanding the steps needed for adding fractions. Numerators and Denominators
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