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Adding Fractions
Adding Mixed Numbers
Subtracting Fractions
Subtracting Mixed Numbers
Multiplying Fractions
Dividing Fractions

Adding Fractions

1. Find a common denominator

2. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

3. Add the numerators

4. Keep the denominators the same

You can also.......

a. draw a picture to help

2. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

3. Add the numerators

4. Keep the denominators the same

You can also.......

a. draw a picture to help

Adding Mixed Numbers

1. Change the mixed number into an improper fraction by multiplying the denominator by the whole number. Then add the numerator in. Your denominator stays the same.

2. Find a common denominator.

3. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

4. Add the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

2. Find a common denominator.

3. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

4. Add the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

Subtracting Fractions

1. Find a common denominator.

2. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

3. Subtract the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

You can also.....

a. draw a picture to help

2. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

3. Subtract the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

You can also.....

a. draw a picture to help

Subtracting Mixed Numbers

1. Change the mixed number into an improper fraction by multiplying the denominator by the whole number. Then add the numerator in. Your denominator stays the same.

2. Find a common denominator.

3. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

4. Subtract the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

2. Find a common denominator.

3. Whatever you do to the bottom, you do to the top. (or cross multiply to find the new numerators)

4. Subtract the numerators

5. Keep the denominators the same

Multiplying Fractions

1. Multiply the numerators.

2. Multiply the denominators.

2. Multiply the denominators.

Dividing Fractions

1. Leave it, Change it, Flip it (reciprocal)

2. Leave the 1st fraction alone.....change the division sign to multiplication sign.....write the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction.

3. Multiply the numerators.

4. Multiply the denominators.

2. Leave the 1st fraction alone.....change the division sign to multiplication sign.....write the reciprocal of the 2nd fraction.

3. Multiply the numerators.

4. Multiply the denominators.