Fraction Addition & Subtraction Tricks & Concepts

Fraction Addition & Subtraction Problems with Solution

Fraction Number:.

A fraction is a way of representing division of a ‘whole’ into ‘parts’.


A fraction represents a part of a whole or, more generally, any number of equal parts.
For Example : examples: 1/2 and 17/3) consists of an integer numerator, displayed above a line (or before a slash), and a non-zero integer denominator,displayed below (or after) that line.

Adding Fractions

Steps for adding Fractions

Step 1: Make sure the bottom numbers (the denominators) are the same

Step 2: Add the top numbers (the numerators), put the answer over the

Step 3: Simplify the fraction (if needed)

Fraction Addition and Subtraction Problems

Example 1: Add 1/4 and 1/4

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Example 2: Add

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Example 3: Subtract

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Example 4:

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