Butterfly Fractions

Updated on Apr 1, 2013
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Here's a great trick to help kids learn how to add fractions without needing to find a common denominator! First take a look at the example to see how to multiply and add up the numbers. Then try a few practice problems yourself.

Be sure to check out how to use the butterfly method to subtract fractions!

Fourth Grade Fractions Addition Worksheets: Butterfly Fractions