Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 70/3 and 21/49

1st number: 23 1/3, 2nd number: 21/49

70/3 + 21/49 is 499/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    70/3 = 70 × 49/3 × 49 = 3430/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    21/49 = 21 × 3/49 × 3 = 63/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3430/147 + 63/147 = 3430 + 63/147 = 3493/147
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 499/21
  6. In mixed form: 2316/21

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com