Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 10/28 and 14/10

1st number: 10/28, 2nd number: 1 4/10

10/28 + 14/10 is 123/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 10 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    10/28 = 10 × 5/28 × 5 = 50/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    14/10 = 14 × 14/10 × 14 = 196/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/140 + 196/140 = 50 + 196/140 = 246/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 123/70
  6. In mixed form: 153/70

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com