Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 49/9 and 28/63

1st number: 5 4/9, 2nd number: 28/63

49/9 + 28/63 is 53/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 63 is 63
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 7 = 63,
    49/9 = 49 × 7/9 × 7 = 343/63
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 1 = 63,
    28/63 = 28 × 1/63 × 1 = 28/63
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/63 + 28/63 = 343 + 28/63 = 371/63
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/9
  6. In mixed form: 58/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com