Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 54/20 and 50/84

1st number: 2 14/20, 2nd number: 50/84

54/20 + 50/84 is 346/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 84 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    54/20 = 54 × 21/20 × 21 = 1134/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    50/84 = 50 × 5/84 × 5 = 250/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1134/420 + 250/420 = 1134 + 250/420 = 1384/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 346/105
  6. In mixed form: 331/105

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com