A lot of people have trouble solving math problems. If you are one of them instead of struggling, you should simply look for online tutorials that can help you figure out problems. Fractions are one mathematical challenge that a lot of people struggle with, especially when there are different denominators. The good news is even with the bottom numbers are different, you can get an answer without breaking a sweat. The following is a quick guide to help you add fractions like a pro, with or without similar denominators so you can breeze through your work.

1. Write Out the Fractions

First off, find yourself a pen and some paper and write down the fractions next to each other. Trying to do math in your head can make a simple task even more difficult, especially when the fractions have different denominators. You want to write them next to each other so you can clearly see what you are comparing. The example below will be completed as we work through the steps so you can see how the final answer comes to be.

Example: 1/3 + 3/4

 

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