Objective: I can add and subtract fractions with the same denominator and simplify the answers.

When adding or subtracting fractions with the same denominator

Step 1: Add or subtract the numerator

Step 2: Fill in the denominator

Step 3: Simplify the answers

Fractions can be simplified by

1. changing improper fractions to mixed numbers

2. changing proper fractions to its lowest terms

Read Adding Fractions if you need to learn about adding and subtracting fractions.

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