How do You Add Mixed Numbers?

You have to make them into fractions. For example 2 1/2 + 1 1/3 = 5/2 + 4/3. Now you have to make it so that both fractions have a common denominator. The least common denominator (LCD) between 2 and 3 is 6. So, 15/6 + 8/6 = 23/6.