ReteachCh1-1b - Example 2 Find Write in simplest form Write...

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NAME _________________________________________ DATE ______________ PERIOD _______ Add and Subtract Rational Numbers Fractions that have the same denominator are called like fractions . To add or subtract like fractions, add or subtract the numerators and write the result over the denominator. Example 1 Find . Write in simplest form. Add the numerators. The denominators are the same. Simplify. Fractions with unlike denominators are called unlike fractions . To add or subtract unlike fractions, rename the fractions using prime fractors to find the least common denominator. Then add or subtract as with like fractions.
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Unformatted text preview: Example 2 Find . Write in simplest form. Write the mixed numbers as improper fractions. The LCD is 2 · 3 or 6. Rename using the LCD. Subtract the numerators. Simplify. Exercises Add or subtract. Write in simplest form. 1. Add and Subtract Rational Numbers http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/0078916. .. 1 of 2 9/14/10 8:48 AM 2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. Chapter 1 17 Course 3 Add and Subtract Rational Numbers http://glencoe.com/sites/common_assets/mathematics/0078916. .. 2 of 2 9/14/10 8:48 AM...
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ReteachCh1-1b - Example 2 Find Write in simplest form Write...

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