# Algebraic Fractions

## A mixture of algebraic fraction calculations and simplifications.

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This is level 3; Adding and subtracting two algebraic fractions. You can earn a trophy if you get at least 9 correct. Give your answers as fractions in their lowest terms. Do not factorise and type letters in alphabetical order where appropriate.

$$\frac{a}{3}+\frac{b}{15}$$

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$$\frac{c}{8}+\frac{d}{9}$$

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$$\frac{e}{5}-\frac{f}{7}$$

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$$\frac{5g}{6}-\frac{5h}{6}$$

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$$\frac{2j}{3}+\frac{8k}{9}$$

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$$\frac{2}{m}+\frac{6}{n}$$

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$$\frac{3}{4p}+\frac{5}{6q}$$

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$$\frac{5}{6r}+\frac{9}{10s}$$

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$$\frac{3t}{4u}-\frac{5}{6v}$$

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$$\frac{5w}{6y}-\frac{6x}{7z}$$

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$$\frac{x}{6}+\frac{x}{3}+\frac{x}{4}$$

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$$\frac{1}{x}+\frac{1}{2x}-\frac{1}{3x}$$

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This is Algebraic Fractions level 3. You can also try:
Level 1 Level 2 Level 4 Level 5

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Level 1 - Simplifying algebraic fractions.

Level 2 - Multiplying and dividing algebraic fractions.

Level 3 - Adding and subtracting two algebraic fractions.

Level 4 - Simplifying algebraic fractions by factorising.

Level 5 - Mixed algebraic fraction questions.

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