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Add 36/98 and 24/27

36/98 + 24/27 is 554/441.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 27 is 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 27 = 2646,
    36/98 = 36 × 27/98 × 27 = 972/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 98 = 2646,
    24/27 = 24 × 98/27 × 98 = 2352/2646
  4. Add the two fractions:
    972/2646 + 2352/2646 = 972 + 2352/2646 = 3324/2646
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 554/441
  6. In mixed form: 1113/441

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