## How to Add Fractions

Fractions whose denominators are the same are called similar fractions. Fractions that are not similar are called dissimilar fractions. Hence, the fractions , , and are similar fractions, while the fractions and are dissimilar fractions. In this post, we are going to learn how to add fractions.

**How to Add Similar Fractions**

Adding similar fractions is very easy. In adding similar fractions, you just add the numerator and copy the denominator. Here are a few examples.

*Example 1*

*Example 2*