Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 25/48 and 50/84

25/48 + 50/84 is 125/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 84 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    25/48 = 25 × 7/48 × 7 = 175/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 4 = 336,
    50/84 = 50 × 4/84 × 4 = 200/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/336 + 200/336 = 175 + 200/336 = 375/336
  5. 375/336 simplified gives 125/112
  6. So, 25/48 + 50/84 = 125/112
    In mixed form: 113/112

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com