Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 24/56 and 1/7

24/56 + 1/7 is 4/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 7 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    24/56 = 24 × 1/56 × 1 = 24/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    1/7 = 1 × 8/7 × 8 = 8/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/56 + 8/56 = 24 + 8/56 = 32/56
  5. 32/56 simplified gives 4/7
  6. So, 24/56 + 1/7 = 4/7

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com