Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 50/35 and 7/12

1st number: 1 15/35, 2nd number: 7/12

50/35 + 7/12 is 169/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 12 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    50/35 = 50 × 12/35 × 12 = 600/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    7/12 = 7 × 35/12 × 35 = 245/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/420 + 245/420 = 600 + 245/420 = 845/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 169/84
  6. In mixed form: 21/84

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com