Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 5/35 and 16/10

1st number: 5/35, 2nd number: 1 6/10

5/35 + 16/10 is 61/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 10 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    5/35 = 5 × 2/35 × 2 = 10/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 7 = 70,
    16/10 = 16 × 7/10 × 7 = 112/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/70 + 112/70 = 10 + 112/70 = 122/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 61/35
  6. In mixed form: 126/35

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com