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### Course: Numbers & Operations - The Real & Complex Number Systems 211-217>Unit 4

Lesson 4: Adding and subtracting mixed number with unlike denominators

# Adding mixed numbers with regrouping

Learn how to add and subtract mixed numbers with unlike denominators. Watch the process of finding a common denominator, converting mixed numbers to improper fractions, and adding or subtracting these fractions.

## Want to join the conversation?

• Is not this the same as common denominators? good luck and good learning
• These are not same denominators, but In this video you try to get the same denominators in order to add or subtract. Good luck to you too!
• At couldn't you carry over like normal?
• You are correct you could. however, this lesson is called "Adding mixed numbers with regrouping", so the point is to learn this specific strategy
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• why is math sooooo hard
• I also like you too but keep practicing on math and you will be a genius! Like me now.
• I don't understand converting mixed fractions into improper fractions.
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• You just multiply the whole number by the denominator and then add it to the numerator than you get your improper fraction. Like 3 5/8 is equal to 29/8
• A little hard, but good
• I feel like its was just like the two before.