For * how to add fractions step by step *with unlike denominators solve fractions in following 4 steps:

- Cross multiply numerators and denominators of fractions
- Take sum of cross-multiplication
- Take product of denominators of fractions
- Divide sum of cross-multiplication with product of denominators.

Example

How do you add two fractions 3/5 and 2/9?

Solution

To add these two fractions proceed as follows:

For solving SAT word problems involving fractions all you have to do is to identify fractions and then follow above four steps to add two fractions.