Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 6/5 and 14/7

1st number: 1 1/5, 2nd number: 2 0/7

6/5 + 14/7 is 16/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    6/5 = 6 × 7/5 × 7 = 42/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    14/7 = 14 × 5/7 × 5 = 70/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/35 + 70/35 = 42 + 70/35 = 112/35
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/5
  6. In mixed form: 31/5

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com