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First you find a common denominator, then you convert both fractions to the common denominator.

For the common denominator, find a number that is divisible by both denominators. Just multiplying both will work, but this is not always the most efficient method, since this may cause you more work later, to simplify the result. Once you decide on a common denominator, in both fractions multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

Example: 1/3 + 1/4

Common denominator is 12

Multiply the first fraction by 4/4, and the second by 3/3, to obtain:

4/12 + 3/12

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First you find a common denominator, then you convert both fractions to the common denominator.

For the common denominator, find a number that is divisible by both denominators. Just multiplying both will work, but this is not always the most efficient method, since this may cause you more work later, to simplify the result. Once you decide on a common denominator, in both fractions multiply the numerator and the denominator by the same number.

Example: 1/3 + 1/4.

Common denominator is 12,

Multiply the first fraction by 4/4, and the second by 3/3, to obtain:

4/12 + 3/12.

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two is to six and three is to four

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2 over 6 and 3 over 4

Q: How do you change the dissimilar fraction to similar?

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Dissimilar fractions may or may not be proper fractions.

Well, similar means the same and dissimilar means different, so the difference is that they are different.

They are fractions that have different denominators as for instance 3/4 and 5/8 are dissimilar fractions.

Finding the lowest common denominator

you can change a fraction to a decimal by dividing the bottom number into the top number.

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You don't.

To solve a Dissimilar Fraction,you must change the denominator to a similar fraction then proceed with the Adding/Subtracting Dissimilar Fraction...

Simplify your answer into lowest term.Do the operation.

similar fraction is the same denominator and dissimilar fraction is cannot the same denominators

The answer depends on WHAT you want to do with them.

You can compare similar fractions by looking at their numerators. You can compare dissimilar fractions by converting them to similar fractions and looking at their numerators. You can convert a dissimilar fraction to a similar fraction by finding the least common denominator.

The answer will depend on what you want to change them to!

Similar fractions have the same denominator, dissimilar ones don't.

Because they could be equivalent fractions as for example 3/4 is the same as 12/16

Equivalent fractions have the same value. 3/4 is equivalent to 6/8 Similar fractions have the same denominator. 3/5 is similar to 4/5 Dissimilar fractions have different denominators. 4/7 is dissimilar to 11/16

You have to convert them to equivalent similar fractions (fractions with the same denominator) first.

A dissimilar fraction is a fraction where the denominator is not the same as the others .