What is 2/22+7/8?

How much is 222 plus 78. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 8588
  • 0.9659 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

222 + 78 = 8588

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

    Multiples of 22 are   22, 44, 66, 88 ....etc

    Multiples of 8 are   8, 16, 24, 32, 40, 48, 56, 64, ..., 88 ...etc

    The LCM of 22 and 8 is 88. So, the common denominator of 222 and 78 is 88. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 222 + 78
    • 2 * 422 * 4 + 7 * 118 * 11
    • 888 + 7788
  2. Add

    • 888 + 7788
    • 8 + 7788
    • 8588

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

Simplify

  • 8588
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 85 and 88 is 1, the fraction 8588 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms