# What is the sum {eq}(\frac{1}{2b}) + (\frac{b}{2})? {/eq}

## Question:

What is the sum {eq}(\frac{1}{2b}) + (\frac{b}{2})? {/eq}

In order to add two fractions, we would firstly have to find their common denominator, also known as the lowest common multiple. Having determined the common denominator of two fractions, we may add their resultant numerators leaving the common denominator unchanged.

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First of all, let's identify the common denominator of the two given fractions, which is 2b.

The first fraction doesn't need its numerator to be... Using Fraction Notation: Addition, Subtraction, Multiplication & Division

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In mathematics, a fraction is a number that is not whole, and mathematical equations that contain fractions can be challenging to understand and solve. Learn how to use fraction notations to make it easier to perform addition, subtraction, multiplication, and division in problems with fractions.