ARTICLES

To add fractions, you must first make the denominators the same. The denominators are the bottom numbers of the fractions. When you add a negative fraction and a positive fraction, you are essentially subtracting one fra...

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To multiply fractions with whole numbers, convert the mixed fractions to improper fractions, then multiply the numerators and denominators. Convert the answer back to mixed fractions if necessary.

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The three steps used to multiply fractions are to multiply the numerators, multiply the denominators and simplify the resulting answer. Students can use these basic steps when multiplying two or more fractions together.

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SIMILAR ARTICLES

Find the common denominator of a set of fractions by identifying the denominators of the fractions, creating a list of the multiples of those denominators, and then choosing the smallest multiple that both denominators s...

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To add fractions, ensure the bottom numbers (denominators) are the same, add the top numbers (numerators), keep the denominator, and simplify the fraction if needed. This process can be done by hand or by using a calcula...

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To add mixed fractions, the fractions need to be converted to improper fractions with the same denominators. Once added, the sum needs to be converted back to a mixed fraction.

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To multiply mixed fractions, convert them into improper fractions and then multiply the numerators and denominators. Simplify the resulting fraction by dividing the numerator and denominator by a common factor.

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