# Fractions and Mixed Numbers

Whole numbers are used to count objects, such as CDs, stamps, eggs, and magazines. When we need to describe a part of a whole, such as one-half of a pie, three-quarters of an hour, or a one-third-pound burger, we can use fractions.

Multiplying fractions; simplify answers when multiplying fractions; evaluate exponential expressions that have fractional bases; solve application problems by multiplying fractions; find the area of a triangle.

Learn how to divide fractions. You will learn how to use fraction multiplication skills to solve dividing problems as well.

In mathematics and everyday life, we can only add (or subtract) objects that are similar. For example, we can add dollars to dollars, but we cannot add dollars to oranges. This concept is important when adding or subtracting fractions.

The mixed numbers are widely used in daily life. It is a good opportunity to learn more about them

There are several methods to add and subtract mixed numbers

We can use order operations to evaluate expressions involving fractions and mixed numbers

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