Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 15/16 and 70/24

1st number: 15/16, 2nd number: 2 22/24

15/16 + 70/24 is 185/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 24 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    15/16 = 15 × 3/16 × 3 = 45/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 2 = 48,
    70/24 = 70 × 2/24 × 2 = 140/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/48 + 140/48 = 45 + 140/48 = 185/48
  5. So, 15/16 + 70/24 = 185/48
    In mixed form: 341/48

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com