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Adding Fractions

In this worksheet, students add fractions with the same denominator.

'Adding Fractions' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Number: Fractions and Decimals

Curriculum subtopic:   Add/Subtract Fractions

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

When we add or subtract two fractions, they must be the same type. 

This means that they must have the same bottom number, which we call the denominator.

 

Example

Work out:

3 + 4
15 15

 

Answer

Both fractions have the same denominator. They are both 15ths.

 

3 + 4
15 15

 

We can simply add the top numbers to get 3 + 4 = 7.

 

= 3 + 4
15

 

= 7
15

 

Remember that the bottom number stays the same.

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