# 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

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

• 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