Adding Fractions Calculator

Get help with homework and learn how to add fractions with this Adding Fractions Calculator.

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How to Add Fractions

Example: For adding the fractions 1/3 and 1/5, you must first modify the fractions so that the denominators are the same. For these two fractions, the result would be 5/15 and 3/15.

The second step is to add the numerators of the two fractions to find the numerator of the answer,
5 + 3 = 8.

The sum is 8/15

Where will I add fractions

There are plenty of real-life examples of situations where adding fractions can be useful. Fractions are used almost everywhere in our daily lives. One of the most prominent ways to add fractions would be in cooking. Almost all recipes include adding fractions of different ingredients together.