Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 10/98 and 2/10

10/98 + 2/10 is 74/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 5 = 490,
    10/98 = 10 × 5/98 × 5 = 50/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    2/10 = 2 × 49/10 × 49 = 98/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/490 + 98/490 = 50 + 98/490 = 148/490
  5. 148/490 simplified gives 74/245
  6. So, 10/98 + 2/10 = 74/245

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com