## How to Add Fractions with a common denominator part 1

How to Add Fractions with a common denominator part 1
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Part of video series Operations with Fractions
Taught by YourMathGal

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Learn how to add fractions that have a common denominator.
• How do you add fractions that have a common denominator?
• Why do fractions need to have common denominators to add them?
• How do you add 1/7 + 2/7?
• How do you add 4/9 + 1/9?
• Why does the denominator stay the same when you add fractions?
• What does 3/11 + 2/11 + 1/11 equal?
• How do you add and simplify 2/9 + 4/9?
• How do you add and reduce 5/8 + 1/8?
• How do you add and simplify 5/12 + 7/12?
• How do you add and simplify 6/7 + 5/7?
• How do you convert an improper fraction into a mixed number?
• How do you add and simplify 7/9 + 6/9?
• How do you add and simplify 7/10 + 9/10?
• How do you convert 16/10 to a mixed number in simplest terms?
• How do you add and simplify 9/14 + 11/14?
• How do you add and simplify 9/10 + 9/10 + 7/10?
This is the first place to start for learning how to add fractions -- these fractions all have the same denominator. This video takes you through the basics of what it means to add fractions and why they must have common denominators to add them. Several example problems are shown with some needing simplifying after adding.
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Reviewed by MathVids Staff on February 07, 2010.