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Adding Mixed Numbers




 
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How to add mixed numbers?
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.

Example:

Calculate

Solution:

Method 2

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

Example:

Calculate

Solution:




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

Adding mixed numbers
Adding mixed numbers, step by step, example


 

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