Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 49/15 and 56/8

1st number: 3 4/15, 2nd number: 7 0/8

49/15 + 56/8 is 154/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 8 = 120,
    49/15 = 49 × 8/15 × 8 = 392/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    56/8 = 56 × 15/8 × 15 = 840/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/120 + 840/120 = 392 + 840/120 = 1232/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 154/15
  6. In mixed form: 104/15

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com