## What is the rule for adding and subtracting fractions?

To add or subtract fractions they must have the same denominator (the bottom value). If the denominators are already the same then it is just a matter of either adding or subtracting the numerators (the top value). If the denominators are different then a common denominator needs to be found.

**What is true about adding and subtracting mixed numbers?**

The steps are the same whether you’re adding or subtracting mixed numbers: Find the Least Common Denominator (LCD) Find the equivalent fractions. Add or subtract the fractions and add or subtract the whole numbers.

### How do you add and subtract fractions with mixed numbers?

Adding and Subtracting Mixed Fractions. A Mixed Fraction is a. whole number and a fraction combined: 1 3 4. (one and three-quarters) To make it easy to add and subtract them, just convert to Improper Fractions first: An Improper fraction has a. top number larger than or equal to.

**How to add, subtract and multiply fractions?**

Check: do your denominators match? If you’re very lucky,your denominators will already be the same,so you just add together the numerators from the top halves and

#### How to solve adding mixed fractions?

Add the whole numbers together. The whole numbers are 1 and 2,so 1+2 =3.

**How is adding mixed numbers the same as adding fractions?**

You can do this by multiplying the denominator and whole number of a mixed number, and then adding this to the numerator of the fraction of the mixed number. Your answer will be the new numerator while the denominator remains the same.