# How do you evaluate #4 1/2 + 2 1/2#?

##### 1 Answer

Apr 12, 2018

7

#### Explanation:

So the number before the fractions means that there are that amount of wholes. In this case there's a four infront of the fraction with a 2 as a denominator so we know we have 4 wholes, so take 4 times 2 +1 so get 9. It's a bit hard to explain with words so lets just maths. Apply the following