Class 6 Maths Fractions | Addition of Mixed Fractions |

__Addition of Mixed Fractions__

There are two methods of adding mixed fractions.

__Method 1:__

- Mixed fractions are converted into improper fractions.
- Now, the fractions are added depending on the fact whether the fractions are like or unlike.
- In case the improper fractions are like, the denominator is retained and the numerators are added.
- In case the improper fractions are unlike, first they are converted into equivalent fractions with common denominator.
- Then, the common denominator is retained and the numerators are added.

__Method 2:__

- Whole parts are added separately.
- Fractional parts are added separately.
- Then both these parts are added together to get the final answer.

__Problem : __Solve 4 2/3 + 3 1/4

Solution:

First lets convert mixed fraction to improper fractions

__Problem__: Naina was given 1 ½ piece of cake and Najma was given 1 1/3 piece of cake. Find the total amount of cake given to both of them

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