PRE-ALGEBRA
Lesson 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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