Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 70/84 and 7/54

70/84 + 7/54 is 26/27.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 54 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    70/84 = 70 × 9/84 × 9 = 630/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 14 = 756,
    7/54 = 7 × 14/54 × 14 = 98/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    630/756 + 98/756 = 630 + 98/756 = 728/756
  5. 728/756 simplified gives 26/27
  6. So, 70/84 + 7/54 = 26/27

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com