Adding And Subtraction Algebraic Fractions Worksheet

                    Lesson 1

                                                                                                                                                                          

                                                            Problem:                   Subtract:        4/3 2b/6

                                                            Step 1:                    Find the least common denominator (LCD) i.e. 6

                             

                     

                                                                                Solution                          2(4) 2b(1)/6 = 8-2b/6

Step 2:                        

 

                                                                                Solution                           = 4 - b/3

Step 3:           

             

                                                            Solution                    The answer is:  4 - b/3

 Step 4:                                                                      

 Complete                                                                   

                                                                                                   

                            

                                                             Try two practice problems:  

 

Solve:

 

A. 3n/4 2n/8

 

 

 

 

B. 9q/5 5q/5

 

 

        

 

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