How do we add or subtract mixed numbers word problems easily?
How do we add or subtract mixed numbers word problems easily is one of our main objectives in this fun resource. These our amazing adding and subtracting with mixed numbers word problems grade 6 onlines have been practically designed to put your 6th graders problem solving skills to test.
As we begin, we must first of all recall that the denominators must be alike. (Convert from unlike to like denominators)
Next, if the fractions to be added or subtracted are improper, we must convert them to mixed numbers. When this is done, your fraction will now consist of a whole number and a proper fraction.
Thirdly, subtract or add the whole numbers together and place the result aside.
Finally, we now add or subtract the numerators. As usual, place the answer over the denominator. If this fraction (answer) is improper, convert it to a mixed number.
Without forgetting your earlier calculated whole number, place it next to your new fraction.