Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 8/3 and 63/49

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 1 14/49

8/3 + 63/49 is 83/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 49 is 147
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 49 = 147,
    8/3 = 8 × 49/3 × 49 = 392/147
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 3 = 147,
    63/49 = 63 × 3/49 × 3 = 189/147
  4. Add the two fractions:
    392/147 + 189/147 = 392 + 189/147 = 581/147
  5. 581/147 simplified gives 83/21
  6. So, 8/3 + 63/49 = 83/21
    In mixed form: 320/21

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com