What is 1/2+25/6?

How much is 12 plus 256. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 143
  • 4 23
  • 4.6667 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

12 + 256 = 286

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

    Multiples of 2 are   2, 4, 6 ....etc

    Multiples of 6 are   6 ...etc

    The LCM of 2 and 6 is 6. So, the common denominator of 12 and 256 is 6. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 12 + 256
    • 1 * 32 * 3 + 25 * 16 * 1
    • 36 + 256
  2. Add

    • 36 + 256
    • 3 + 256
    • 286

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

Simplify

  • 286
  • 143
  • 4 23
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 286
    • 28 ÷ 26 ÷ 2
    • 143

    The greatest common divisor of 28 and 6 is 2, the fraction 286 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

  2. Convert improper fraction 143 to mixed number

    • 143
    • 4 23

    14 divided by 3 is 4 with a remainder of 2