Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 27/21 and 70/48

1st number: 1 6/21, 2nd number: 1 22/48

27/21 + 70/48 is 461/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 16 = 336,
    27/21 = 27 × 16/21 × 16 = 432/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    70/48 = 70 × 7/48 × 7 = 490/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/336 + 490/336 = 432 + 490/336 = 922/336
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 461/168
  6. In mixed form: 2125/168

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com