Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 8/42 and 28/9

1st number: 8/42, 2nd number: 3 1/9

8/42 + 28/9 is 208/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 3 = 126,
    8/42 = 8 × 3/42 × 3 = 24/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    28/9 = 28 × 14/9 × 14 = 392/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/126 + 392/126 = 24 + 392/126 = 416/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 208/63
  6. In mixed form: 319/63

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com