## Adding Mixed Numbers: 1 1/3 + 1 1/3

This article will guide you through the process of adding the mixed numbers **1 1/3** and **1 1/3** to arrive at a final answer expressed as a fraction.

### Understanding Mixed Numbers

A mixed number combines a whole number and a fraction. In our case, **1 1/3** represents one whole and one-third.

### Adding the Fractions

**Identify the fractions:**We have two fractions: 1/3 + 1/3.**Check if the denominators are the same:**Both fractions have the same denominator (3). This makes the addition easier.**Add the numerators:**1 + 1 = 2**Keep the denominator the same:**The resulting fraction is 2/3.

### Adding the Whole Numbers

**Add the whole numbers:**1 + 1 = 2

### Combining the Results

**Combine the whole number and the fraction:**2 + 2/3 =**2 2/3**