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Adding Mixed Numbers with like denominators

Free math video lessons with examples and worked solutions to help Grade 5 students learn how to add mixed numbers with like denominators.

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How to add mixed numbers with like denominators?
1. Stack the mixed numbers.
2. Add the fractions first.
3. Add the whole numbers.
4. Simplify if possible.

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add mixed numbers with like denominators

How to add mixed numbers with like denominators?
Example:
7 4/9 + 10 2/9 How to add mixed numbers with common denominators?
Example:
8 4/8 + 7 1/8



Adding Mixed Numbers with Common Denominators
How to Add Mixed Numbers with Common Denominators?
Example:
2 4/5 + 3 2/5
Add Mixed Numbers with Like Denominators
Examples:
2 1/6 + 3 1/6
5 7/8 + 8 5/8

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