Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 56/98 and 20/28

56/98 + 20/28 is 9/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 28 is 196
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 2 = 196,
    56/98 = 56 × 2/98 × 2 = 112/196
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 7 = 196,
    20/28 = 20 × 7/28 × 7 = 140/196
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/196 + 140/196 = 112 + 140/196 = 252/196
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 9/7
  6. In mixed form: 12/7

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com