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is equal to or

greater than the numerator. (

fractions

11 divide by 3 = 3 with two remainder.

The remainder becomes the numerator of the fraction part.

Keep the 3 as the denominator.

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Adding an improper fraction is no different than adding a

regular fraction. The same rules apply.

regular fraction. The same rules apply.

Example: Add the improper fractions below.

These two improper fractions have the same

denominators, so we follow the rules for adding fractions

with the same denominators.

denominators, so we follow the rules for adding fractions

with the same denominators.

denominator.

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We can reduce this fraction by dividing the numerator and the denominator

by 2.

by 2.

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example

Remember: Change the

improper fraction to a mixed

number in your final answer.

improper fraction to a mixed

number in your final answer.

Converted to

mixed

mixed

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