Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 3/4 and 2/7

3/4 + 2/7 is 29/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    3/4 = 3 × 7/4 × 7 = 21/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    2/7 = 2 × 4/7 × 4 = 8/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/28 + 8/28 = 21 + 8/28 = 29/28
  5. In mixed form: 11/28

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com