3-5 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions. Add Like Fractions Like fractions are fractions with the same denominator. Key Concept: Adding Like Fractions.

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3-5 Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

Add Like Fractions Like fractions are fractions with the same denominator. Key Concept: Adding Like Fractions WordsTo add fractions with like denominators, add the numerators and write the sum over the denominator. Symbols Example

Add Like Fractions Find each sum. Write in simplest form. 1. 2.

Add Mixed Numbers Find each sum. Write in simplest form. 1. 2.

Subtracting Like Fractions Key Concept: Subtracting Like Fractions WordsTo subtract fractions with like denominators, subtract the numerators and write the difference over the denominator. Symbols Example

Subtract Like Fractions 1.

Subtract Like Fractions Find each difference. Write in simplest form. 1. 2.

Subtract Mixed Numbers 1.

Subtract Mixed Numbers Find each difference. Write in simplest form. 1. 2.

Add or Subtract Algebraic Expressions 1.

Add or Subtract Algebraic Expressions Find each sum or difference. Write in simplest form. 1. 2.