# Educational software series Young Einstein Mathematics. Maths Practice Homework Sheet.

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Practice Maths Homework Generated 27/08/2014 9:43:59 AM

From Maths Practice Maths Homework Module Fraction Addition

Simpler fractions

Instructions: Add the two fractions together like the example on the right.

Example

`2 + 6  = 8 + 18 = 26 =    2  =   1`
`3   4      12     12   2 12   2 6`
`Hint:`
```Fill in the fractions working from left to right.
Start by finding the smallest common denominator.
In part 1, convert each fraction to the equivalent fraction.
In part 2, add the numerators together.
The final Answer part is made up of a whole number and a ```
`proper fraction in its simplest form.`
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 ` ` `Q 1 1 + 4 = + = = = .` ` 2 5` ` ` ` ` `Q 2 1 + 3 = + = = = .` ` 4 8` ` ` ` ` `Q 3 2 + 3 = + = = = .` ` 4 4` ` ` ` ` `Q 4 4 + 1 = + = = = .` ` 6 2` ` ` ` ` `Q 5 1 + 2 = + = = = .` ` 6 7` ` ` ` ` `Q 6 4 + 4 = + = = = .` ` 7 8` ` ` ` ` `Q 7 3 + 4 = + = = = .` ` 5 6` ` ` ` ` `Q 8 2 + 2 = + = = = .` ` 4 6` ` ` ` ` `Q 9 1 + 1 = + = = = .` ` 8 3` ` ` ` ` `Q10 4 + 1 = + = = = .` ` 8 2` ` ` ` `