# Simplifying Complex Fractions

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Simplifying Complex Fractions
Defn: A fraction whose numerator or denominator or both contain fractions.

Simplifying Complex Fractions

Simplifying Complex Fractions
LCD: 6 LCD: 12

Simplifying Complex Fractions
Alternate Method LCD: 12

Simplifying Complex Fractions
LCD: 5

Order of Operations and Complex Fractions
Simplify. LCD: 9

Order of Operations and Complex Fractions
Simplify. LCD: 10

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing 1. Write any whole or mixed number as an improper fraction. 2. Use the multiplication and/or division rules of fraction accordingly.

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers
Multiplying and Dividing

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers
Adding and Subtracting 1. Add or subtract the fraction parts of the mixed numbers. 2. Add or subtract the whole numbers. 3. Simplify the answer. LCD: 30

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers
Adding and Subtracting The girth of a beech tree is feet. The girth of a maple tree is feet. How much larger is the beech tree than the maple tree? LCD: 12

4.7 – Operations on Mixed Numbers
Adding and Subtracting A dress design requires yards of material. How many dresses could be made from a bolt of material that contains 44 yards?