# Add Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators Worksheet

Free printable and online worksheets to help Grade 5 students practice adding mixed mixed numbers with like denominators.

We have two groups of adding mixed numbers worksheets.

There are also some worksheets and fraction word problems for online practice.

### How to add mixed numbers with like denominators?

There are two common methods that can be used to add mixed numbers with like denominators. You may find method 1 easier especially for bigger numbers.

Method 1: Add the whole numbers and fractions separately
Step 1: Add the whole numbers together.
Step 2: Add the fractions together. To do this, add the numerators together and keep the same denominator.
Step 3: If the sum of the fractions is an improper fraction, simplify it to a mixed number.
Step 4: Add the result from step 1 to the result from step 3 to get the final answer.

For example:

Have a look at this video if you need to review how to subtract fractions.

Method 2: Add the mixed numbers as improper fractions.
Step 1: Convert each of the mixed numbers into improper fractions.
Step 2: The denominator of the improper fractions should be the same. Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same.
Step 3: Simplify the resulting improper fraction to a mixed number.

Example:
Convert the mixed numbers to improper fractions: 2 1/5 = 11/5 and 1 3/5 = 8/5.
Add the numerators and keep the denominator the same: 11/5 + 8/5 = 19/5.
Write the sum as a mixed number: 19/5 = 3 4/5

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### Add Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators Word Problems

1. Jazmyne spent 3 2/5 hours studying on Friday evening and 2 4/5 hours on Saturday. How long did she study for the 2 days?
2. Jackson used 5 3/8 kg to fertilize a flower bed and he had 1 5/8 kg left. How much fertilizer did he start with?
3. Jean jogged around the lake in 2 5/6 hours. William jogged for 1 5/6 hour. How long did they jog altogether?

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