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Section 2 Subtracting mixed numbers. Now, to add or subtract anything, the names -- the units -- must be the same. We cannot add 2 apples plus 3 oranges -- at least not until we call them "pieces of fruit. The denominator of a fraction has but one function, which is to name what we are counting. In this example, we are counting eighths. To add or subtract fractions, the denominators must be the same. Before continuing, then, the student should know how to convert one fraction to an equivalent one, by multiplying the numerator and the denominator.
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