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Q: Do you have to add the numerator and denominator to have a like fraction?

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add half the denominator to the numerator

You leave the denominator alone, and you add the numerator.

To convert a mixed fraction to an improper fraction: Multiply the whole number by the denominator, and add the numerator. This will be the numerator of the result. Copy the denominator without changes to the denominator of the result.

Multiply the whole number by the denominator. Add the product to the numerator of the proper fraction. The sum is the numerator of the improper fraction. The denominator will stay the same.

Multiply the denominator times the whole number and add the product to the numerator. That number is then the numerator while the denominator remains the same.

You multiply the denominator by the whole number, then add the numerator of the original fraction to get the numerator of your new fraction. The denominator stays the same as the original. Then you simplify into lowest terms.

To double a fraction double the numerator and keep the denominator unchanged.

You multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction. Then you add the numerator to your product and there is your numerator. You keep the denominator the same. Example: 2 and 3/7 = 17/7

multiply the denominator by the whole number then add the numerator and you have an improper fraction

To convert a mixed number to an improper fraction multiply the whole number by the denominator of the fraction and add the numerator of the fraction to give the numerator; the denominator is the same as the denominator of the fraction: 5 2/9 = (5×9+2)/9 = 47/9

first multiply the denominator to the mixed number. then,when you got the product, add the product to the numerator. then,when you got the sum, copy the sum as numerator and the denominator was the last denominator you used.

Multiply the denominator by the whole number, then add the numerator by the answer you got from multiplying. Last, you slide the denominator over.

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