Adding and Subtracting "Unlike" Fractions

Jun 28th, 2016
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This is a good study guide or notes to look over for adding and subtracting fractions that do NOT have the same denominator to start out with. In order to add or subtract fractions - you must first find a common denominator and this document walks you through the process. Great study tool!

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Adding and Subtracting Fractions with Unlike Denominators* Notes*Lets review the terminology used when working with fractions.1 2Numerator+ =2 7the number on the topDenominatorthe number on the bottomRemember fractions must always end up with the smallest number on top and the larger number on thebottom. A cute way to remember this is to remember that a Cowboy sits on top of a Horse-theHorse can NOT sit on the Cowboy. The reason is obvious the cowboy is smaller than the horse, sohe must sit on top.Common Denominators: A denominator that is the

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