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PRE-ALGEBRALesson 44 of 171

ADDITION AND SUBTRACTION

Adding Mixed Numbers

Students learn to add mixed numbers by first adding the fractions, then adding the whole numbers. For example, to add 4 2/5 + 7 4/5, first add 2/5 + 4/5 to get 6/5, then add 4 + 7 to get 11. So 4 2/5 + 7 4/5 = 11 6/5. Notice, however, that the answer, 11 6/5, contains an improper fraction, more...

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