Addition I - Whole Number plus Fraction
Oliver gets $5 in pocket money. His parents give him a 4/5 dollar hike.
"Great!", thinks Oliver. "But how much do I get now?"
Formula: add Fraction plus Whole Number
When adding a whole number with a fraction, you can write the result directly as a mixed number by simply omitting the plus sign.
Oliver now gets:
5 Dollar + 4/5 Dollar = 5 4/5 Dollar
Online Practice: Adding Fractions with Whole Numbers
Here you can practice adding fractions and whole numbers online: Add a Fraction to a Whole Number.
If you have any problems with the exercise, please have a look at the hint and the sample solution first.
Since there is still some space left on this page, let's do a short review and quickly convert the 4/5 Dollar into cents ...
1 Dollar equals 100 cents. We would like to know:
On the page Multiplication I - Fraction multiplied by Whole Number (Baking Cookies) you learned:
Oliver now gets a hike of 80 cents, in total 5,80 Dollar.