## Add and Subtract Fractions

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# Add and Subtract Fractions

Use the Number Line Tool to find each sum or difference. Write the answer as an equation.

- $\frac{3}{4}+(-2\frac{1}{2})$
- $3\frac{1}{3}-5\frac{2}{3}$
- $-4\frac{1}{5}-(-3\frac{2}{5})$

INTERACTIVE: Number Line Tool

## Hint:

What is the method for adding numbers with different signs?

- Apply this method to the addition problem with different signs from this task or from the previous task.
- Do you get the same answer that you got using the number line?