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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:

Add mixed numbers

Method 2

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

Example:

Calculate

Solution:

Add mixed numbers with unlike denominators




How to add mixed numbers with uncommon denominators?
Example:
5 1/11 + 2 1/2
Adding mixed numbers
Adding mixed numbers, step by step, example
Example:
2 1/6 + 4 2/3


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