Posted by **micah** on Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:33pm.

I am going to be a teacher one day. I need help explaining this:

A student asks whether it is easier to add fractions or multiply fractions. What my respone should be?

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**bobpursley**, Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:38pm
If you don't know, you should not be a teacher.

Most of us find multiplying fractions easier

a/c * b/d= ab/cd

adding fractions, one has to get a common denominator.

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**Anonymous**, Saturday, August 22, 2009 at 7:41pm
Just because i don't know how to explain something I should not be a teacher. Thanks a lot!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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**Jamie**, Wednesday, September 2, 2009 at 4:40pm
I say it's easier to multiply them because you keep the same denominator...i think

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**smart**, Thursday, September 10, 2009 at 5:25pm
mutiply fractions and shoot for your dreams

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