Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 4/7 and 25/8

1st number: 4/7, 2nd number: 3 1/8

4/7 + 25/8 is 207/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    4/7 = 4 × 8/7 × 8 = 32/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    25/8 = 25 × 7/8 × 7 = 175/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/56 + 175/56 = 32 + 175/56 = 207/56
  5. So, 4/7 + 25/8 = 207/56
    In mixed form: 339/56

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com