# What is 21/7+3/26?

How much is 217 plus 326. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 8126
• 3 326
• 3.1154 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

217 + 326 = 567182

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

Multiples of 7 are   7, 14, 21, 28, 35, 42, 49, 56, ..., 182 ....etc

Multiples of 26 are   26, 52, 78, 104, 130, 156, 182 ...etc

The LCM of 7 and 26 is 182. So, the common denominator of 217 and 326 is 182. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 217 + 326
• 21 * 267 * 26 + 3 * 726 * 7
• 546182 + 21182

• 546182 + 21182
• 546 + 21182
• 567182

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

Simplify

• 567182
• 8126
• 3 326
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 567182
• 567 ÷ 7182 ÷ 7
• 8126

The greatest common divisor of 567 and 182 is 7, the fraction 567182 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 7.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 8126 to mixed number

• 8126
• 3 326

81 divided by 26 is 3 with a remainder of 3