# Mixed number calculator

This calculator performs basic and advanced operations with mixed numbers, fractions, integers, decimals. Mixed numbers are also called mixed fractions. A mixed number is a whole number and a proper fraction combined, i.e. one and three-quarters. The calculator evaluates the expression or solves the equation with step-by-step calculation progress information. Solve problems with two or more mixed numbers fractions in one expression.

## The result:

### 1/4 + 1/6 = 5/12 ≅ 0.4166667

Spelled result in words is five twelfths.### Calculation steps

- Add: 1/4 + 1/6 = 1 · 3/4 · 3 + 1 · 2/6 · 2 = 3/12 + 2/12 = 3 + 2/12 = 5/12

It is suitable to adjust both fractions to a common (equal, identical) denominator for adding, subtracting, and comparing fractions. The common denominator you can calculate as the least common multiple of both denominators - LCM(4, 6) = 12. It is enough to find the common denominator (not necessarily the lowest) by multiplying the denominators: 4 × 6 = 24. In the following intermediate step, it cannot further simplify the fraction result by canceling.

In other words - one quarter plus one sixth is five twelfths.

## What is a mixed number?

A mixed number is an integer and fraction $acb $ whose value equals the sum of that integer and fraction. For example, we write two and four-fifths as $254 $. Its value is: $254 =2+54 =510 +54 =514 $. The mixed number is the exception - the missing operand between a whole number and a fraction is not multiplication but an addition: $254 =2⋅54 $. A negative mixed number - the minus sign also applies to the fractional $−254 =−(254 )=−(2+54 )=−514 $. A mixed number is sometimes called a mixed fraction. Usually, a mixed number contains a natural number and a proper fraction, and its value is an improper fraction, that is, one where the numerator is greater than the denominator.## How do I imagine a mixed number?

We can imagine mixed numbers in the example of cakes. We have three cakes, and we have divided each into five parts. We thus obtained 3 * 5 = 15 pieces of cake. One-piece when we eat, there are 14 pieces left, which is $254 $ of cake. When we eat two pieces, $253 $ of cake remains.#### Examples:

• sum of two mixed numbers: 1 3/4 + 2 3/8• addition of three mixed numbers: 1 3/8 + 6 11/13 + 5 7/8

• addition of two mixed numbers: 2 1/2 + 4 2/3

• subtracting two mixed numbers: 7 1/2 - 5 3/4

• multiplication of mixed numbers: 3 3/4 * 2 2/5

• comparing mixed numbers: 3 1/4 2 1/3

• changing improper fraction to mixed number: 9/4

• What is 3/4 as a mixed number: 3/4

• subtracting mixed number and fraction: 1 3/5 - 5/6

• sum mixed number and an improper fraction: 1 3/5 + 11/5

## Mixed number in word problems:

- A science

A science experiment calls for making 3 and 2/3 cups of distilled water with 1 and 3/5 cups of vinegar and 2/3 cups of liquid detergent. How much liquid in all cups is needed? - Adding mixed fractions

Add these two mixed numbers: 1 5/6 + 2 2/11= - A more than b

What is 5 1/7 more than 2 3/7? - Add+subtract mixed numerals

What is the result when 3 ¼ + 2 ⅙ is subtracted from 4 ½ - 3 ¾ - Adding mixed 4

Two and 1/8th plus 1 and 1/3rd = - Bottles

At a pizza party, James and his friends drank 1 2/3 bottles of sprite, 1 5/8 bottles of Cola, and 4 2/6 bottles of Kofola. How much soda did they drink in total? - Sum of 20

The sum of the two numbers is 15 1/6. If one of the numbers is 2 2/3, find the other number. - Team run

The first team member in a three-person relay race must run 2 1/4 laps, the second team member must run 1 1/2 laps, and the third team member must run 3 1/4 laps. How many laps in all must each team run? - Adding mixed numerals

3 3/4 + 2 3/5 + 5 1/2 Show your solution. - Pizza party

At a pizza party, Diego and his friends ate one and one-fourth cheese pizza and three-eighths pepperoni pizzas. How much pizza did they eat in all? - Sum of mixed

The sum of two mixed numbers is 15½. One of the numbers is 5 ¾. What is the other?

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