# 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

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

• 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