Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 20/14 and 30/98

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 30/98

20/14 + 30/98 is 85/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 98 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 7 = 98,
    20/14 = 20 × 7/14 × 7 = 140/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 1 = 98,
    30/98 = 30 × 1/98 × 1 = 30/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/98 + 30/98 = 140 + 30/98 = 170/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/49
  6. In mixed form: 136/49

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com