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The steps are the same whether you're adding or subtracting mixed numbers:

  1. Find the Least Common Denominator (LCD)
  2. Find the equivalent fractions.
  3. Add or subtract the fractions and add or subtract the whole numbers.
  4. Write your answer in lowest terms.

Click on the steps below to see an example.

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Adding and subtracting mixed numbers