# 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

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

• 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