Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 35/2 and 75/9

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 8 3/9

35/2 + 75/9 is 155/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    35/2 = 35 × 9/2 × 9 = 315/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    75/9 = 75 × 2/9 × 2 = 150/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/18 + 150/18 = 315 + 150/18 = 465/18
  5. 465/18 simplified gives 155/6
  6. So, 35/2 + 75/9 = 155/6
    In mixed form: 255/6

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com