Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 14/7 and 96/70

1st number: 2 0/7, 2nd number: 1 26/70

14/7 + 96/70 is 118/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    14/7 = 14 × 10/7 × 10 = 140/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    96/70 = 96 × 1/70 × 1 = 96/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/70 + 96/70 = 140 + 96/70 = 236/70
  5. 236/70 simplified gives 118/35
  6. So, 14/7 + 96/70 = 118/35
    In mixed form: 313/35

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com