What is 2/17+25/3?

How much is 217 plus 253. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 43151
  • 8 2351
  • 8.451 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

217 + 253 = 43151

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

    Multiples of 17 are   17, 34, 51 ....etc

    Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, ..., 51 ...etc

    The LCM of 17 and 3 is 51. So, the common denominator of 217 and 253 is 51. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 217 + 253
    • 2 * 317 * 3 + 25 * 173 * 17
    • 651 + 42551
  2. Add

    • 651 + 42551
    • 6 + 42551
    • 43151

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

Simplify

  • 43151
  • 8 2351
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 431 and 51 is 1, the fraction 43151 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 43151 to mixed number

    • 43151
    • 8 2351

    431 divided by 51 is 8 with a remainder of 23