Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 28/8 and 9/75

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 9/75

28/8 + 9/75 is 181/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 75 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 75 = 600,
    28/8 = 28 × 75/8 × 75 = 2100/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    9/75 = 9 × 8/75 × 8 = 72/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2100/600 + 72/600 = 2100 + 72/600 = 2172/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 181/50
  6. In mixed form: 331/50

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com