Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 24/14 and 25/42

1st number: 1 10/14, 2nd number: 25/42

24/14 + 25/42 is 97/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 42 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 3 = 42,
    24/14 = 24 × 3/14 × 3 = 72/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 1 = 42,
    25/42 = 25 × 1/42 × 1 = 25/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/42 + 25/42 = 72 + 25/42 = 97/42
  5. So, 24/14 + 25/42 = 97/42
    In mixed form: 213/42

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com