Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 70/56 and 49/54

1st number: 1 14/56, 2nd number: 49/54

70/56 + 49/54 is 233/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 54 is 1512
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 27 = 1512,
    70/56 = 70 × 27/56 × 27 = 1890/1512
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 28 = 1512,
    49/54 = 49 × 28/54 × 28 = 1372/1512
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1890/1512 + 1372/1512 = 1890 + 1372/1512 = 3262/1512
  5. 3262/1512 simplified gives 233/108
  6. So, 70/56 + 49/54 = 233/108
    In mixed form: 217/108

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com