We will look at two methods that can be used to add mixed numbers.

** Method 1 **

We can convert the mixed numbers to improper fractions and then add them as fractions.

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** Method 2 **

We can add the whole number part and the fractional part of the mixed numbers separately.

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The following video shows an example of how to add mixed numbers.

Adding mixed numbers, step by step, example

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