Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 35/60 and 40/7

1st number: 35/60, 2nd number: 5 5/7

35/60 + 40/7 is 529/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    35/60 = 35 × 7/60 × 7 = 245/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    40/7 = 40 × 60/7 × 60 = 2400/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/420 + 2400/420 = 245 + 2400/420 = 2645/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 529/84
  6. In mixed form: 625/84

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com