Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 1/98 and 45/70

1/98 + 45/70 is 32/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 70 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    1/98 = 1 × 5/98 × 5 = 5/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 7 = 490,
    45/70 = 45 × 7/70 × 7 = 315/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/490 + 315/490 = 5 + 315/490 = 320/490
  5. 320/490 simplified gives 32/49
  6. So, 1/98 + 45/70 = 32/49

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com