**Rule 27:****A compound fraction is sometimes called a mixed number.****, , and are examples of compound fractions.**

**Problem 3:**- Add the following numbers and convert the answer to
a simple fraction:
.

**Answer:**- .
**Solution:**- Rewrite the problem as .

Combine the whole numbers and combine the fractions. **Comment:**- Use your calculator to check your answer.

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