Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 56/36 and 24/75

1st number: 1 20/36, 2nd number: 24/75

56/36 + 24/75 is 422/225.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 75 is 900
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 25 = 900,
    56/36 = 56 × 25/36 × 25 = 1400/900
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 12 = 900,
    24/75 = 24 × 12/75 × 12 = 288/900
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/900 + 288/900 = 1400 + 288/900 = 1688/900
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 422/225
  6. In mixed form: 1197/225

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com