Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 72/35 and 35/96

1st number: 2 2/35, 2nd number: 35/96

72/35 + 35/96 is 8137/3360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 96 is 3360

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 3360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 96 = 3360,
    72/35 = 72 × 96/35 × 96 = 6912/3360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 35 = 3360,
    35/96 = 35 × 35/96 × 35 = 1225/3360
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    6912/3360 + 1225/3360 = 6912 + 1225/3360 = 8137/3360
  5. So, 72/35 + 35/96 = 8137/3360
    In mixed form: 21417/3360

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com