Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 72/2 and 14/63

1st number: 36 0/2, 2nd number: 14/63

72/2 + 14/63 is 326/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 63 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 63 = 126,
    72/2 = 72 × 63/2 × 63 = 4536/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    14/63 = 14 × 2/63 × 2 = 28/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4536/126 + 28/126 = 4536 + 28/126 = 4564/126
  5. 4564/126 simplified gives 326/9
  6. So, 72/2 + 14/63 = 326/9
    In mixed form: 362/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com