Algebra & Functions


If you need to add or subtract two algebraic fractions with different denominators how would you approach this?

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You need to multiply both the numerator and denominator of each fraction by a value so that both fractions have the same denominator (in other words, find equivalent fractions with the same denominator) . Once that is done, add or subtract the numerators and simplify the result.

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