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

Add and .

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

Combine and .

Combine the numerators over the common denominator.

Simplify the numerator.

Multiply by .

Add and .

Multiply the numerator by the reciprocal of the denominator.

Factor out of .

Cancel the common factor.

Rewrite the expression.

Multiply and .

Multiply by .

The result can be shown in multiple forms.

Exact Form:

Decimal Form:

Simplify (3/8)÷2 1/2