A mixed number is an addition of its whole and fractional parts.

Add and .

Write as a fraction with a common denominator.

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Add and .

Subtract from both sides of the equation.

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

To write as a fraction with a common denominator, multiply by .

Write each expression with a common denominator of , by multiplying each by an appropriate factor of .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Multiply by .

Subtract from .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Solve for j 5/7+j=1 2/5