Adding Fractions Calculator
This adding fractions calculator will help you strengthen your skills of adding fractions.
Remember the following rules when adding fractions:
Rule #1: Never add denominators
Rule #2: Add only the numerators
Rule #3: Add the numerators only and only if
the denominators are the same
1/2 + 6/2 = 7/2
1/2 + 1/3 = ?
You cannot add the numerators because the denominators are not the same
Look for equivalent fractions to make the denominators the same before adding the numerators
1/2 + 1/3 = 3/6 + 2/6 = 5/6
If one denominator divide the other denominator, the calculator below will use the highest denominator as the common denominator. That is how I made it because it keeps your calculation simple.
1/4 + 3/8
4 divide 8, so you can choose 8 as a common denominator
1/4 + 3/8 = 2/8 + 3/8 = 5/8
Also, the calculator will not reduce the answer. I am still working on a calculator that will reduce fractions.Stay tune!
Mar 13, 19 11:50 AM
Learn how to derive the equation of an ellipse when the center of the ellipse is at the origin.
New math lessons
Your email is safe with us. We will only use it to inform you about new math lessons.