# Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers - Examples, Exercises and Solutions

#### To add and subtract mixed numbers, we will proceed in 3 steps.

The first step:

We will convert the mixed numbers into equivalent fractions - fractions with numerator and denominator without whole numbers.

The second step:

Find a common denominator (usually by multiplying the denominators).

The third step:

We will only add or subtract the numerators. The denominator will be written once in the final result.

### Suggested Topics to Practice in Advance

1. Mixed Numbers and Fractions Greater Than 1

## Practice Addition and subtraction of mixed numbers

### Exercise #1

$2\frac{2}{5}+2\frac{2}{5}=$

### Video Solution

$4\frac{4}{5}$

### Exercise #2

$6\frac{2}{6}+1\frac{2}{6}=$

### Video Solution

$7\frac{4}{6}$

### Exercise #3

$5\frac{2}{5}+2\frac{1}{5}=$

### Video Solution

$7\frac{3}{5}$

### Exercise #4

$10\frac{1}{2}-\frac{1}{2}=$

### Video Solution

$10$

### Exercise #5

$2\frac{1}{3}-1\frac{2}{3}=$

### Video Solution

$\frac{2}{3}$

### Exercise #1

$13\frac{2}{3}-3\frac{1}{3}=$

### Video Solution

$10\frac{1}{3}$

### Exercise #2

$6+5\frac{2}{3}=$

### Video Solution

$11\frac{2}{3}$

### Exercise #3

$4\frac{1}{2}-2\frac{1}{2}=$

### Video Solution

$2$

### Exercise #4

$2-\frac{1}{2}=$

### Video Solution

$1\frac{1}{2}$

### Exercise #5

$1+2\frac{1}{2}=$

### Video Solution

$3\frac{1}{2}$

### Exercise #1

$7\frac{1}{4}-3\frac{2}{4}=$

### Video Solution

$3\frac{3}{4}$

### Exercise #2

$3\frac{1}{4}+1\frac{2}{4}=$

### Video Solution

$4\frac{3}{4}$

### Exercise #3

$2+3\frac{3}{7}=$

### Video Solution

$5\frac{3}{7}$

### Exercise #4

$7+2\frac{1}{3}=$

### Video Solution

$9\frac{1}{3}$

### Exercise #5

$1\frac{2}{3}-1\frac{1}{3}=$

### Video Solution

$\frac{1}{3}$