Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 28/45 and 14/42

28/45 + 14/42 is 43/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 42 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    28/45 = 28 × 14/45 × 14 = 392/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 15 = 630,
    14/42 = 14 × 15/42 × 15 = 210/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/630 + 210/630 = 392 + 210/630 = 602/630
  5. 602/630 simplified gives 43/45
  6. So, 28/45 + 14/42 = 43/45

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com