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

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Q: How is adding mixed numbers different from adding fractions?
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How is adding mixed numbers the same as adding fractions?

Mixed numbers can be converted to improper fractions. Then, it is exactly the same as adding proper ones.

What do adding and subtracting mixed numbers means?

To combine the fractions or subtract the fractions. Same method with mixed numbers.

When asked to find the sum of two mixed numbers with different denominators you should before you add?

Convert the fractions into equivalent fractions with the same denominator. In actually adding mixed numbers, it is easier to convert the mixed numbers into improper (top heavy) fractions, do the addition, simplify the resulting fraction and convert any resulting improper fraction back into a mixed number.

How is multiplying mixed numbers different than multiplying fractions?

if you have mixed numbers you make them into improper fractions before you multiply

How do add mixed improper fraction?

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

Do you Add both the numerators and the denominators when adding fractions and mixed numbers?

False [ I THINK ]

What are unlike mixed numbers?

the fractions have different denominators

What is the first thing you should look for when adding or subtracting fractions or mixed numbers?

common denominators.

What is adding mixed number?

a mixed number is a whole number with a fraction, ie. 2 3/4 Adding mixed numbers involves adding the whole numbers, then adding the fractions, then reducing the fraction and if it is improper, changing it to a whole number with a fraction and adding that whole number to the other whole number answer.

Do you change a mixed number into an improper number while adding and subtracting?

you do what makes sense given the numbers, if the fractions work out beautifully, you can just leave them as mixed numbers, otherwise it's best to keep them as improper fractions

How do you convert mixed fractions into whole numbers?

Mixed fractions can't become whole numbers.

Mixed numbers combine fractions and percents?