**Adding Fractions with Whole Numbers :**

In this section, you will learn, how to add fraction and whole number.

**Step 1 :**

Multiply the denominator and whole number.

**Step 2 :**

After having multiplied the denominator and the whole number, take the denominator as a common denominator.

**Step 3 : **

Now, simplify the numbers in numerator.

It has been illustrated in the picture shown below.

**Example 1 : **

Find the value of :

1/2 + 1

**Solution : **

Multiply the denominator 2 and whole number 1.

That is,

2 ⋅ 1 = 2

Now, take the denominator 2 as a common denominator for the sum (1 + 2)

(1 + 2) / 2 = 3 / 2

Therefore, we have

1/2 + 1 = 3/2

**Example 2 : **

Find the value of :

3/2 + 10

**Solution : **

Multiply the denominator 2 and whole number 10.

That is,

2 ⋅ 10 = 20

Now, take the denominator 2 as a common denominator for the sum (3 + 20)

(3 + 20) / 2 = 23 / 2

Therefore, we have

3/2 + 10 = 23/10

**Example 3 : **

Find the value of :

5 + 2/3

**Solution : **

Multiply the denominator 3 and whole number 5.

That is,

3 ⋅ 5 = 15

Now, take the denominator 2 as a common denominator for the sum (15 + 2)

(15 + 2) / 3 = 17 / 3

There fore, we have

5 + 2/3 = 17/3

**Example 4 : **

Find the value of :

7/8 + 9

**Solution : **

Multiply the denominator 8 and whole number 9.

That is,

8 ⋅ 9 = 72

Now, take the denominator 8 as a common denominator for the sum (7 + 72)

(7 + 72) / 8 = 79 / 3

There fore, we have

7/8 + 9 = 79/3

**Example 5 : **

Find the value of :

7 + 5/8

**Solution : **

Multiply the denominator 8 and whole number 7.

That is,

8 ⋅ 7 = 56

Now, take the denominator 8 as a common denominator for the sum (56 + 5)

(56 + 5) / 8 = 61 / 8

There fore, we have

7 + 5/8 = 61/8

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