# What is 14/8+7/9?

How much is 148 plus 79. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 9136
• 2 1936
• 2.5278 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

148 + 79 = 18272

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

Multiples of 8 are   8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, 72 ....etc

Multiples of 9 are   9, 18, 27, 36, 45, 54, 63, 72 ...etc

The LCM of 8 and 9 is 72. So, the common denominator of 148 and 79 is 72. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 148 + 79
• 14 * 98 * 9 + 7 * 89 * 8
• 12672 + 5672

• 12672 + 5672
• 126 + 5672
• 18272

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

Simplify

• 18272
• 9136
• 2 1936
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 18272
• 182 ÷ 272 ÷ 2
• 9136

The greatest common divisor of 182 and 72 is 2, the fraction 18272 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 9136 to mixed number

• 9136
• 2 1936

91 divided by 36 is 2 with a remainder of 19