How Do You Add Two Fractions with Different Denominators?

How Do You Add Two Fractions with Different Denominators?

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If you're adding fractions with unlike denominators, you first need to get those denominators to be the same! This tutorial shows you how to write fractions so they have common denominators and then shows you how to add those fractions together.

Finding equivalent fractions is an important part of things like adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions. But what are they? In this tutorial, you'll learn that equivalent fractions are just fractions that have the same value, even though they may look very different! Take a look at equivalent fractions by watching this tutorial!

Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Like Denominators

If you want to add fractions together, first make sure the fractions have the same denominator. If they do, then just add to numerators together to get the sum of the fractions! Follow along with this tutorial to see this process step-by-step.