Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 10/56 and 49/18

1st number: 10/56, 2nd number: 2 13/18

10/56 + 49/18 is 731/252.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    10/56 = 10 × 9/56 × 9 = 90/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    49/18 = 49 × 28/18 × 28 = 1372/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/504 + 1372/504 = 90 + 1372/504 = 1462/504
  5. 1462/504 simplified gives 731/252
  6. So, 10/56 + 49/18 = 731/252
    In mixed form: 2227/252

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com