Hello All,

We wrap up the basic Fraction Operations today.

#### Addition or Subtraction

To** add (or subtract)** two fractions

- Find the Least Common Denominator (LCD)
- Write both fractions with the LCD
- Add (or subtract) the numerators
- Write the result with the denominator
- Simplify the result fraction (Optional)

#### Multiplication

To **multiply** two fractions:

- Multiply the numerator by the numerator
- Multiply the denominator by the denominator

#### Division

To **divide **by a fraction, multiply by its reciprocal

#### Mixed Number

Mixed numbers can be written as an improper fraction and an improper fraction can be written as a mixed number.

#### Lowest Term

A fraction is in lowest terms when the numerator and denominator have no common factor other than 1 1 . To write a fraction in lowest terms, divide the numerator and denominator by the greatest common factor.

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