Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 1/7 and 8/10

1/7 + 8/10 is 33/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    1/7 = 1 × 10/7 × 10 = 10/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    8/10 = 8 × 7/10 × 7 = 56/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/70 + 56/70 = 10 + 56/70 = 66/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/35

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com