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Common Denominators Resources


How to Find Common Denominators

How to Find Common Denominators If you are trying to add or subtract fractions with different denominators, you’ve come to the right place! In order to add or subtract fractions, we have to have common denominators. Sometimes, though, you’re given a problem that looks like this: Those are definitely not common denominators! In order to get the denominators the same, follow... read more


Comparing Fractions

Comparing Fractions One of the first things you’ll be asked to do with fractions is compare them, which means tell which one is bigger and which one is smaller. In order to do this, you’ll need to be familiar with the following signs: < ,=""> , and = . The greater than sign looks like this: > and it means that the first number is greater than the second number,... read more