Adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators

2 videos
2 skills
Learn how to add and subtract fractions. This is an introductory tutorial, so the fractions you add and subtract have the same denominators.

Adding fractions with like denominators

VIDEO 3:18 minutes
With like denominators, you're basically just adding numerators. That's not too bad, right? Can the resulting fraction be simplified?

Adding fractions with common denominators

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Add two fractions with the like denominators.  

Subtracting fractions with like denominators

VIDEO 2:26 minutes
Just like when we added...subtracting fractions is pretty straightforward when the two fractions have like denominators.

Subtracting fractions with common denominators

PRACTICE PROBLEMS
Solve a subtraction problem with two fractions with like denominators.