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Fractions & Decimals

Fractions & Decimals

Adding & Subtracting Mixed Numbers Examples

Example 1

4 3/4 + 1/6

First, change each mixed number into an improper fraction

Example 2

3 1/2 + 2 3/4

Change each mixed number into an improper fraction.

Example 3

2 3/5 - 1/2 =

Change each mixed number into an improper fraction.

Example 4

8 2/3 - 2 5/6

Change each mixed number into an improper fraction.

Example 5

4 3/4 + 1/6

Convert each fraction to one with a common denominator of 12.

Example 6

3 1/2 + 2 3/4

Convert each fraction to one with a common denominator of 4.

Example 7

2 3/5 - 1/2 =

Convert each fraction to one with a common denominator of 10.

Example 8

8 2/3 - 2 5/6

Convert each fraction to one with a common denominator of 6.

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