Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 25/3 and 90/16

1st number: 8 1/3, 2nd number: 5 10/16

25/3 + 90/16 is 335/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 16 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    25/3 = 25 × 16/3 × 16 = 400/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 3 = 48,
    90/16 = 90 × 3/16 × 3 = 270/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/48 + 270/48 = 400 + 270/48 = 670/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 335/24
  6. In mixed form: 1323/24

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com