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# Adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators word problems - Sixth Grade

## How to add and subtract fractions with like denominators Word Problems grade 6

Very often than not, we add and subtract fractions in our daily lives without even realizing we are using them. As such, we are here to provide your kids with very simple ways of adding and subtracting fractions with like denominators.

However, just consider the fraction problem very easy to solve when you discover that the denominators are the same.

### How do we add or subtract fractions with like denominators?

Below here are fun steps on how do we add or subtract fractions with like denominators. To begin with, you must read the problem carefully, understand key words helpful to tell if you need to add or subtract.

Next, write out the two or more fractions vertically, placing the addition or subtraction sign between them. For instance;

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Finally, given that the denominators are the same, simple add the numerators, then write the sum over the denominator (13).

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