What is 25/4+7/24?

How much is 254 plus 724. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 15724
  • 6 1324
  • 6.5417 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

254 + 724 = 15724

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

    Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24 ....etc

    Multiples of 24 are   24 ...etc

    The LCM of 4 and 24 is 24. So, the common denominator of 254 and 724 is 24. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 254 + 724
    • 25 * 64 * 6 + 7 * 124 * 1
    • 15024 + 724
  2. Add

    • 15024 + 724
    • 150 + 724
    • 15724

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

Simplify

  • 15724
  • 6 1324
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 157 and 24 is 1, the fraction 15724 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms

  2. Convert improper fraction 15724 to mixed number

    • 15724
    • 6 1324

    157 divided by 24 is 6 with a remainder of 13