Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 9/24 and 8/7

1st number: 9/24, 2nd number: 1 1/7

9/24 + 8/7 is 85/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 7 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    9/24 = 9 × 7/24 × 7 = 63/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 24 = 168,
    8/7 = 8 × 24/7 × 24 = 192/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/168 + 192/168 = 63 + 192/168 = 255/168
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 85/56
  6. In mixed form: 129/56

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com