Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 3/25 and 14/7

1st number: 3/25, 2nd number: 2 0/7

3/25 + 14/7 is 53/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 7 is 175
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 7 = 175,
    3/25 = 3 × 7/25 × 7 = 21/175
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 25 = 175,
    14/7 = 14 × 25/7 × 25 = 350/175
  4. Add the two fractions:
    21/175 + 350/175 = 21 + 350/175 = 371/175
  5. 371/175 simplified gives 53/25
  6. So, 3/25 + 14/7 = 53/25
    In mixed form: 23/25

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com