Adding and Subtracting Fractions

How much pie are you in the mood for? In this BrainPOP movie, Tim and Moby teach you how to add and subtract fractions. Find out what one part of a whole looks like, and what happens if you cut that part down the middle. Learn about the two parts of a fraction, the numerator and the denominator. Discover what the lowest common denominator is, and how it’s the key to adding and subtracting fractions with different denominators. And finally, see why too much pie might actually be a bad thing!

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How do you add fractions?

Every Wednesday my family orders a pizza. My brother eats 3/8 of the pizza, my dad eats 1/4 of the pizza, and my mom eats 1/5 of the pizza. How much pizza will be left for me?

How would you add a decimal and a fraction together?