Adding Fractions with Unlike Denominators

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Taught by mrbrianmclogan
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Errors in this video:

A small verbal mistake is made at 2 minutes and 15 seconds, it is said that to find the common denominator, add 3, and 2. The correct operation is multiplying 3 and 2 to get a common denominator of 6

Lesson Description:

Adding fractions with unlike denominators

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Questions answered by this video:
  • How do you add fractions if they have different denominators?
  • How do you find a common denominator?
  • Staff Review

    • Currently 3.0/5 Stars.
    This video does a good job of introducing the idea of adding fractions with unlike denominators Using Diagrams to help illustrate the operations.