What is 24/29+12/2?

How much is 2429 plus 122. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 19829
  • 6 2429
  • 6.8276 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

2429 + 122 = 39658

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

    Multiples of 29 are   29, 58 ....etc

    Multiples of 2 are   2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, ..., 58 ...etc

    The LCM of 29 and 2 is 58. So, the common denominator of 2429 and 122 is 58. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 2429 + 122
    • 24 * 229 * 2 + 12 * 292 * 29
    • 4858 + 34858
  2. Add

    • 4858 + 34858
    • 48 + 34858
    • 39658

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

Simplify

  • 39658
  • 19829
  • 6 2429
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 39658
    • 396 ÷ 258 ÷ 2
    • 19829

    The greatest common divisor of 396 and 58 is 2, the fraction 39658 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

  2. Convert improper fraction 19829 to mixed number

    • 19829
    • 6 2429

    198 divided by 29 is 6 with a remainder of 24