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Tutorial

## Same Denominator

Here we do not need to worry about lowest common denominators or least common multiples because the denominators are already the same. All we add here is the 1 plus 2 which equals 3. The denominator remains the same.

## Different Denominator

You can see here that the denominator has been changed to the least common multiple (LCM), this way we make it easier to add. We know that 2 and 3 (the denominators) go into 6 equally. Now that we have chosen 6 to be the LCM, we have to understand what number times 2 equals 6, which is 3. We then multiply 3 by the nominator and the denominator to make a a new form of the fraction which becomes 3/6; three over six,

1 X 3 = 3

2 X 3 = 6  = 3/6 (three over six)

The same is done with 1/3, 3 times 2 is 6. 6 is the new dominator and to make the new nominator we then must multiply the nominator also by 2.

1 X 2 = 2

3 X 2 = 6 = 2/6 (two over six)

## How to Add Fractions (both in one)

Watch this video, it shows adding fractions examples of both with different and same denominators.