Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 25/14 and 24/40

1st number: 1 11/14, 2nd number: 24/40

25/14 + 24/40 is 167/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    25/14 = 25 × 20/14 × 20 = 500/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    24/40 = 24 × 7/40 × 7 = 168/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    500/280 + 168/280 = 500 + 168/280 = 668/280
  5. 668/280 simplified gives 167/70
  6. So, 25/14 + 24/40 = 167/70
    In mixed form: 227/70

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com