# Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions

**Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions (Question)**

Simplify the following algebraic expression.

- (x/3) + (x/6)
- (x/5) – x
- (1/a) + (1/b)

*Guide: *

*Before performing the operation (addition or subtraction), the denominator of all fractions need to be expressed as common denominator.**This can be done by finding their lowest common multiple (LCM).**Simplify the numerator and finally simplify the algebraic fraction.*

**Adding & Subtracting Algebraic Fractions (Answer)**

- x/2
- -4x/5
- (a+b)/ab

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