Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/50 and 30/7

1st number: 30/50, 2nd number: 4 2/7

30/50 + 30/7 is 171/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 7 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 7 = 350,
    30/50 = 30 × 7/50 × 7 = 210/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 50 = 350,
    30/7 = 30 × 50/7 × 50 = 1500/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/350 + 1500/350 = 210 + 1500/350 = 1710/350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 171/35
  6. In mixed form: 431/35

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com