Step 1: Keep the denominator the same. Step 2: Add or subtract the numerators. Step 3: If the answer is an improper form, reduce the fraction into a mixed number. Exercise 1: Add the fractions, + .
How do you simplify mixed fractions step by step?
What is mixed fraction with example?
A fraction represented with its quotient and remainder is a mixed fraction. For example, 2 1/3 is a mixed fraction, where 2 is the quotient, 1 is the remainder. So, a mixed fraction is a combination of a whole number and a proper fraction.
How do you simplify fractions examples?
Find the common factors of the numerator and the denominator. Divide the numerator and the denominator by their lowest common factor. Find the common factors of the numerator and denominator in the resulting fraction. Keep dividing by a common factor until there are no common factors other than 1.
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