Adding and Subtracting Like Fractions

Maths

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Addition of like fractions

Fractions which have same denominator are called as like fractions.
For eg:- and
Let's see how to add them :

Since the denominators are same, we will directly add the numerators and we get

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Subtraction of like fractions

Take two like fractions of the form and
Now, let's see how to subtract them

Since the denominators are same, we will directly subtract the numerators
i.e.
For eg:-