Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 40/4 and 1/49

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 1/49

40/4 + 1/49 is 491/49.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 49 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 49 = 196,
    40/4 = 40 × 49/4 × 49 = 1960/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 4 = 196,
    1/49 = 1 × 4/49 × 4 = 4/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1960/196 + 4/196 = 1960 + 4/196 = 1964/196
  5. 1964/196 simplified gives 491/49
  6. So, 40/4 + 1/49 = 491/49
    In mixed form: 101/49

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com