# Pre-Algebra Examples

Step 1

Step 1.1

Factor out of .

Step 1.2

Cancel the common factors.

Step 1.2.1

Factor out of .

Step 1.2.2

Cancel the common factor.

Step 1.2.3

Rewrite the expression.

Step 2

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Step 3

Add and .

Step 4

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Mixed Number Form: