What is 17/15+24/3?

How much is 1715 plus 243. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 13715
  • 9 215
  • 9.1333 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

1715 + 243 = 13715

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

    Multiples of 15 are   15 ....etc

    Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15 ...etc

    The LCM of 15 and 3 is 15. So, the common denominator of 1715 and 243 is 15. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 1715 + 243
    • 17 * 115 * 1 + 24 * 53 * 5
    • 1715 + 12015
  2. Add

    • 1715 + 12015
    • 17 + 12015
    • 13715

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

Simplify

  • 13715
  • 9 215
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 137 and 15 is 1, the fraction 13715 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 13715 to mixed number

    • 13715
    • 9 215

    137 divided by 15 is 9 with a remainder of 2