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Adding fractions to whole numbers: You know that they say that you can't add apples to Oranges? Same principle.

If you want to add one third to two, you need to convert the two to thirds. In other words, think of a pie; one whole pie is two halves or three thirds or four quarters.

Therefore, two is really two three-thirds which is six thirds. That can now be added to one third. The total of adding one third to two is seven thirds.

Try another way: one dollar is four quarters. How many quarters would you have if I gave you two more quarters? Six quarters or $1.50.

I hope this answers your question.

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make the whole number have same lower number as fraction

example 3 and a 1/2

3 = 6/2

then 6/2 + 1/2 = 7/2

Q: How do you add fractions with whole numbers?

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First you add the fractions then add the whole numbers I'd you can you can reduce the fractions bye multiplying Hope you have fun!😺🐆💙💎💖🐾

add? dont you mean subtract?

No. All fractions are not whole numbers, but all whole numbers are [improper] fractions (with a denominator of 1).

The same way you calculate averages with whole numbers: Add up all the fractions and divide by the number of fractions there are.

6 1/2+ 1 5/6

Fractions help with numbers that are not whole numbers.

when you add mixed numbers you have a whole number but adding fraction does not.

There are an infinite number of both fractions and whole numbers.

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

1. change the dissimilar fractions to similar fractions by getting the L.C.D or the least common denominator. 2. add the whole numbers and write down the given denominator. 3. reduce the answer to lowest term if possible.

you take away one of the whole number=then you add or subtract your fractions=

i think you take the problem and turn it in to a improper fraction. estimate. add. Vola!

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