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# How To Add A Fraction

By Allyson Curran. How To Add A Fraction. First Step. 2/8+1/4= ? First you have to find a common denominator(you have to find if 4 goes into 8 or what 8 and 4 both go into) 4 goes into 8 2 times so this is what you do next: ¼ you multiply the 1 and 4 by 2. Secound Step.

## How To Add A Fraction

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1. By Allyson Curran How To Add A Fraction

2. First Step 2/8+1/4= ? First you have to find a common denominator(you have to find if 4 goes into 8 or what 8 and 4 both go into) 4 goes into 8 2 times so this is what you do next: ¼ you multiply the 1 and 4 by 2.

3. Secound Step 4 goes into 8 two times so this is what you do next: ¼ you multiply the 1 and 4 by 2.

4. Third Step That equals 2/8 so now you have found a common denominator and it is time to add 2/8 + 2/8=4/8 or ½. That is how you add two fractions.

5. Pop Quiz! 1. ½ + 7/8 = 5. 8 1/3 + 4/3 = 2. 2/3 + 2/3 = 3. 3/8 + 7 4/6 = 4. 4/6 + ½=

6. Answers! • 1 3/8 • 1 1/3 • 8 1/24 • 1 1/6 • 9 2/3

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