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# Fractions & Decimals

# Adding & Subtracting Fractions Examples

### Example 1

The LCM of 4 and 5 is 20, so we need to convert the fractions so they each have a denominator of 20. and |

### Example 2

The LCM of 8 and 3 is 24, so we need to convert each fraction to one with a denominator of 24 and |

### Example 3

The LCM of 7 and 6 is 42, so we need to convert each fraction to one with a denominator of 42. and |

### Example 4

The LCM of 9 and 3 is 9. Since the first fraction already has a denominator of 9, we only need to convert the second one. |