# What is 22/23+16/1?

How much is 2223 plus 161. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 39023
• 16 2223
• 16.9565 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

2223 + 161 = 39023

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

Multiples of 23 are   23 ....etc

Multiples of 1 are   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, ..., 23 ...etc

The LCM of 23 and 1 is 23. So, the common denominator of 2223 and 161 is 23. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 2223 + 161
• 22 * 123 * 1 + 16 * 231 * 23
• 2223 + 36823

• 2223 + 36823
• 22 + 36823
• 39023

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

Simplify

• 39023
• 16 2223
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

The greatest common divisor of 390 and 23 is 1, the fraction 39023 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

2. ### Convert improper fraction 39023 to mixed number

• 39023
• 16 2223

390 divided by 23 is 16 with a remainder of 22