A mixed fraction is a fraction that consists of a whole number and a fraction. Children need to understand and practice addition, subtraction and multiplication of fractions, as these form the basics of complex mathematical concepts like algebra. Also, if your child is comfortable with these rules they will be able to use them in their day to day lives too.
Here is a worksheet for 5th graders to help them practice addition of mixed fraction and a fraction with unlike denominators. By doing this worksheet your child will be well versed with the procedure of adding mixed fractions.