What is 1/16+3/11?

How much is 116 plus 311. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 59176
  • 0.3352 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

116 + 311 = 59176

  1. Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

    Multiples of 16 are   16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96, 112, ..., 176 ....etc

    Multiples of 11 are   11, 22, 33, 44, 55, 66, 77, ..., 176 ...etc

    The LCM of 16 and 11 is 176. So, the common denominator of 116 and 311 is 176. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 116 + 311
    • 1 * 1116 * 11 + 3 * 1611 * 16
    • 11176 + 48176
  2. Add

    • 11176 + 48176
    • 11 + 48176
    • 59176

    Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

  • 59176
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 59 and 176 is 1, the fraction 59176 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms