You may be new to adding fractions, but this calculator can help with practicing concepts. There are a couple of examples of how to add fractions below the calculator and if you would like more, there are many examples included on our adding fractions examples page.

### How to Add Fractions

Example: For adding the fractions ^{1}/_{3} and ^{1}/_{5}, you must first modify the fractions so that the denominators are the same. For these two fractions, the result would be ^{5}/_{15} and ^{3}/_{15}.

5 + 3 = 8.

The sum is

^{8}/

_{15}

### Help with Adding Fractions

There are many other resources on the internet for help with adding fractions. There are videos like this one on adding and subtracting fractions. There are online games and lessons, and there are tutors available to help. So, don't get discouraged.