Last updated on June 23rd, 2020

This post is on adding fractions and it also includes examples showing how to add fractions. It includes adding fractions both with like and with, unlike denominators.

### How to Add Fractions

- Make sure the denominators (the bottom numbers) are the same.
- Add the numerators (the top numbers). Put the answer over the denominator.
- Simplify the fractions.

The algebraic formula for adding fractions is: a/b + c/d = ad+bc/bd

### Examples:

**Same Denominator:**

1. Add the top numbers and put the answer over the same denominator.

2. Simplify the fraction.

Different Denominator: