Adding Like Fractions 

Like Fractions (fractions with the same denominator) can be added by summing the numerators, then placing them over the denominator.

Below is an example of how addition is performed on fractions:
Figure 1. 

Subtracting Like Fractions 

Like Fractions (fractions with the same denominator) can be subtracted by subtracting the numerators, then placing them over the denominator.

Below is an example of how subtraction is performed on fractions:
Figure 2. 
