# Adding and subtracting fractions with unlike denominators

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**Determine the Lowest Common Denominator of Two Fractions**

Determine the lowest common denominator (LCD) for the pair of fractions using multiples.**Evaluate Equivalent Fractions Using the Lowest Common Denominator**

Determine the lowest common denominator (LCD) for the pair of fractions using multiples. Then, determine equivalent fractions for the pair of fractions using the LCD.**Word Problems: Adding And Subtracting Fractions With Unlike Denominators**

Calculate using the four square method. Write the answer in the lowest terms.**Word Problems: Adding And Subtracting Fractions With Unlike Denominators**

A cargo ship was $\frac{1}{8}$ full of food containers and $\frac{2}{4}$ full of furniture. How much space was left?- Kate baked a tray of muffins for her two friends, Mary and Stephanie. Mary ate $\frac{1}{3}$ of the muffins and Stephanie ate $\frac{3}{6}$ of the muffins. What fraction of the muffins did the two friends eat in total?