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Q: What is true about the numerators of two like fractions with a sum of 1?

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The instructions are quite simple, but this is for similar denominators: 1. Line them up. 2. Add the numerators. 3. Put your sum over the same denominator as the other fractions. 4. *ONLY IF THE NUMERATOR IS LARGER THEN THE DENOMINATOR* Turn the improper fraction into a mixed number. However, if the problem states it wants it as an improper fraction, which normally it won't, leave it as it is.

An easy method for finding a fraction between two fractions would be to take the average of two fractions. You find the average by adding the two fractions together and then dividing the final sum by 2.

To determine the sum of two fractions with different denominators, you must first make the denominators the same. One way to do this is to multiply the denominators by each other to get the new, equal denominator, and then cross multiple the old denominators with the numerators to get equivalent fractions. Sound hard? Really, it's not! Take 1/3 and 1/5. Cross multiply the top and bottom. 5*1=5 and 3*1=3. So your new numerators are 3 and 5. Now multiply the denominators. 3*5=15. Now your new fractions are 3/15 and 5/15. These are the same as 1/3 and 1/5, they are just not simplified. Now you can just add the numerators, keep the same denominator, see if you can simplify, and you're done! 3/15+5/15=8/15, which is can't be reduced any further.

-1/8 and -1/8 = -1/4 which is the same as -0.25

No. That statement is not true. It is false.

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They will sum to the denominator.

A true statement.

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if you are adding two fractions that are both greater than 1/2, what must be true about the sum?

If the sum of the numerators is greater than the denominator the sum is greater than 1. If the sum of the numerators is equal to the denominator the sum is equal to 1. If the sum of the numerators is less than the denominator the sum is less 1.

convert the fractions so the denominators are the same if they aren't already. then add the numerators, but keep the denominator the same.

Sum of the fractions = sum of numerators divided by their common denominator. Adding Fractions rule implies to addition of fractions having same denominator and as well as adding fractions with different denominators. So rule for adding fractions having the same denominator is add the numerators and simplify For example : 3/5 + 2/5 + 9/5 = (3 + 2 + 9)/5 [add the numerators] = 14/5

you should look in your book dude pendeyo

They add to the denominator!

Only fractions with the same denominator can be added directly. Addition of such fractions can be achieved by adding their numerators to form the numerator of the sum, with the common denominator of the added fractions constituting the denominator of the sum. In this instance, 2/3 = 6/9, and 4/9 + 6/9 = 10/9.

The numerators need to sum to 10 so that you have 10/10 or 1. 2/10 + 3/10 + 5/10 = 1

You can represent the two fractions with one fraction with a numerator equal to the sum of the two individual numerators (with sign) and a denominator equal to just one of the two denominators.

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