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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Thought I would make a special page on Adding and Subtracting Mixed Fractions

Any mistooks?

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**ganesh****Moderator**- Registered: 2005-06-28
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No. There aren't any.

The page is nicely made.

Since the operations of Multiplication and Division would also involve the same method, that is, conversion of a mixed fraction into an improper fraction, this could've been mentioned at the end of the page.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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I guess "Multiplication and Division of mixed fractions" will need to be another topic one day, then

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**JaneFairfax****Member**- Registered: 2007-02-23
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You could mention that another way of adding/subtracting mixed fractions is to add/subtract the whole numbers and the fractions separately.

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**MathsIsFun****Administrator**- Registered: 2005-01-21
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Good point, thanks Jane.

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