Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 21/49 and 1/10

21/49 + 1/10 is 37/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 10 is 490
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 10 = 490,
    21/49 = 21 × 10/49 × 10 = 210/490
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 49 = 490,
    1/10 = 1 × 49/10 × 49 = 49/490
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/490 + 49/490 = 210 + 49/490 = 259/490
  5. 259/490 simplified gives 37/70
  6. So, 21/49 + 1/10 = 37/70

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com