### Joseph's Last Fraction Post

Sunday, May 10, 2009

1) Find the common denomintor

2) Add numerator to numerator and denominator to denominator

3) Simplify if possible

1) Convert mixed numbers into improper fractions

2) Find a common denominator

3) Add numerator to numerator and denominator to denominator

4) Convert answer into mixed number

5) Simplify if possible

SUBTRACTING FRACTIONS:

1) Find the common denominator

2) Subtract numerator from numerator and denominator from denominator

3) Simplify if possible

MULTIPLYING MIXED NUMBERS:

1) Convert any mixed numbers into improper fractions

2) Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator

3) Convert answer into mixed number

4) Simplify if possible

MULTIPLYING FRACTIONS:

1) Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator

2) Simplify if possible

DIVIDING FRACTIONS:

1) Find the reciprocal ( flip one of the fractions upside down)

2) Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator

3) Simplify if possible

DIVIDING MIXED NUMBERS:

1) Convert mixed numbers into improper fractions

2) Find the reciprocal ( flip one of the fractions upside down)

4) Multiply numerator with numerator and denominator with denominator

5) Convert answer into mixed number

6) Simplify if possible