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Free printable and online worksheets to help Grade 5 students practice adding mixed mixed numbers.
We have two groups of adding mixed numbers worksheets.
Add Mixed Numbers (like denominators)
Add Mixed Numbers (unlike denominators)
There are also some worksheets and fraction word problems for online practice.
There are two common methods that can be used to add mixed numbers. 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: If the fractions have different denominators convert the fractions to equivalent fractions with the common denominator. Check here if you need to review how to do that.
Step 3: Add the fractions together.
Step 4: If the sum of the fractions is an improper fraction, simplify it to a mixed number.
Step 5: Add the result from step 1 to the result from step 4 to get the final answer.
For example:
Have a look at this video if you need to review how to add mixed numbers.
Method 2: Add the mixed numbers as improper fractions.
Step 1: Convert each of the mixed numbers into improper fractions.
Step 2: If the fractions have different denominators convert the fractions to equivalent fractions with the common denominator. Check here if you need to review how to do that.
Step 3: Add the fractions together.
Step 3: Simplify the resulting improper fraction to a mixed number.
For example:
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Add Mixed Numbers Worksheet #1
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Add Mixed Numbers Worksheet #2
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Lesson adding mixed numbers with like denominators
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