Posted by Jared on .
add mixed numbers in lowest terms
3 3/5 + 1 1/2= what in lowest terms

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Ms. Sue,
First change the fractions to their equivalents with the same denominator.
Then add.
I'll be glad to check your answer. 
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Jared,
3 3/5 + 1 1/2= 6/10 +10/5 = 4 11/10. I am not sure how to break it down into lowest term that's where I get confused

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Ms. Sue,
4 11/10 = 5 1/10

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Jared,
how did you break it down to come up with that answer I am really confused

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Ms. Sue,
1 = 10/10
1 1/10 = 11/10