Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 12/7 and 1/48

1st number: 1 5/7, 2nd number: 1/48

12/7 + 1/48 is 583/336.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 48 = 336,
    12/7 = 12 × 48/7 × 48 = 576/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    1/48 = 1 × 7/48 × 7 = 7/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    576/336 + 7/336 = 576 + 7/336 = 583/336
  5. In mixed form: 1247/336

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com