# Add Up to 5 Numbers with this Adding Fractions Calculator

We’ve decided to test a new adding fractions calculator from Wolfram Alpha that will allow you to add up to 5 fractions including **proper fractions**, **improper fractions**, **mixed numbers** and **whole** **numbers**.

One of the great things about this calculator is that it has a step-by-step feature that shows how the problem is worked out! If you need a little refresher on these steps, check out our pages on Adding Fractions With The Same Denominator and Adding Fractions With Different Denominators.

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**Steps to adding fractions with different denominators**

- Build each fraction so that both denominators are equal.
**Remember**, when adding fractions with different denominators, the**denominators must be equal**. So we must complete this step first. - Re-write each equivalent fraction using this
**new**denominator - Now you can add the numerators, and keep the denominator of the equivalent fractions.
- Re-write your answer as a simplified or reduced fraction, if needed.

## Try our new calculator for adding up to 5 fractions

## Instructions

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**Solve fraction addition problems, including improper fractions, mixed numbers, negative numbers and whole numbers. **All answers are given in the reduced form.

- Enter each fraction in the fields provided (formatted like 1/3, 2 7/8, or -7/5)
- If adding less than five fractions, place a “
**0**” in the empty boxes - Click the
**Submit**buttonĀ button to see the result