The “standard” way to add (or subtract) fractions is to put them over a common denominator first. So, the fraction problem

is

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# Tag: common denominator

## Adding (and Subtracting) Fractions Tips

## Another Way To Teach Fraction Division

The “standard” way to add (or subtract) fractions is to put them over a common denominator first. So, the fraction problem

is

The classic way to teach fraction division is like this. To work out, say,

we ‘turn the second fraction upside-down’, to get

and then the division question becomes a multiplication question.