Posted by **Vicky** on Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:45pm.

How do you get the answer for addition with unlike denominators:

3/8 + 1/2=

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**Hannah**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 6:50pm
You must make the denominators the same by multiplying the numerator and the denominator of 1/2 by four to get 4/8.

Your welcome:)

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**Michele**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:04pm
Answer is wrong can someone else help?

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**Jen**, Wednesday, December 1, 2010 at 7:09pm
Her answer was right, she just didn't complete the problem for you. 1/2=4/8 so you now have 3/8+4/8=7/8.

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