Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 72/98 and 20/27

72/98 + 20/27 is 1952/1323.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 27 is 2646
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 27 = 2646,
    72/98 = 72 × 27/98 × 27 = 1944/2646
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 98 = 2646,
    20/27 = 20 × 98/27 × 98 = 1960/2646
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1944/2646 + 1960/2646 = 1944 + 1960/2646 = 3904/2646
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1952/1323
  6. In mixed form: 1629/1323

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com