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Q: When you add fractions do you flip improper fractions around?

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Mixed numbers can be converted to improper fractions. Improper fractions can be added the same way proper fractions are.

Change them into mixed numbers and add the integers and fractions together ensuring that the fractions have a common denominator.

he fact that they are improper is irrelevant. Re-scale the fractions so that they have the same denominator and thenadd or subtract as required.

It is best to convert the mixed fraction to an improper fraction. They are then added together in the same way as proper fractions are added together.

So its easier to add subtract or most commonly multiply

You need to learn how to convert from improper fractions to mixed fractions and vice versa; however, for most other operations, such as compare, add, subtract, multiply, and divide them, it really doesn't make much difference whether the fraction is proper or improper.

Convert them to improper fractions with common denominators and proceed.

Convert them to improper fractions, find a common denominator and proceed.

Convert them to improper fractions, find a common denominator and proceed.

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

First convert the mixed numbers into "top heavy (or "improper) fractions". Now multiply each of the improper fractions by each other - this makes the denominators the same. Now you can add both the fractions together (and cancel down if necessary).

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