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# How do you add fractions with whole numbers?

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2017-11-04 19:16:18

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.

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## A number a power of a variable or a product of the two is a monomial while a polynomial is the of monomials

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2017-11-04 19:16:18

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