# Adding Fractions With Same Denominators

Adding fractions with same denominators is the most basic topic of fraction addition. Once kids get very comfortable with basic concepts about fractions, then they start to learn adding fractions. But meanwhile they are in grade five.

In other words, kids in 5th grade begin to learn adding fractions and the first step to achieve this goal is to adding fractions with same denominators.

## How to add fractions with like denominators?

Adding fractions with same denominator is a piece of cake. If you want to add two fractions and they have got the same denominators (the bottom of the fractions); just add the numerators to get the numerator of the answering fractions. Keep the same denominator for the answer as for the given fractions you added. Use of fractions worksheets on the topic is very useful to practice this skill.

### Explanations & fractions worksheets on adding fractions with like denominators:

Below is a key lesson on adding fractions with like denominators. Copy and paste this lesson on a word document and from there you can print it to give it your kids or students.