Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 8/6 and 2/7

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 2/7

8/6 + 2/7 is 34/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 7 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 7 = 42,
    8/6 = 8 × 7/6 × 7 = 56/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 6 = 42,
    2/7 = 2 × 6/7 × 6 = 12/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/42 + 12/42 = 56 + 12/42 = 68/42
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 34/21
  6. In mixed form: 113/21

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com