What is 7/2+8/24?

How much is 72 plus 824. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 236
  • 3 56
  • 3.8333 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

72 + 824 = 9224

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

    Multiples of 2 are   2, 4, 6, 8, 10, 12, 14, 16, 18, ..., 24 ....etc

    Multiples of 24 are   24 ...etc

    The LCM of 2 and 24 is 24. So, the common denominator of 72 and 824 is 24. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 72 + 824
    • 7 * 122 * 12 + 8 * 124 * 1
    • 8424 + 824
  2. Add

    • 8424 + 824
    • 84 + 824
    • 9224

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

Simplify

  • 9224
  • 236
  • 3 56
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    • 9224
    • 92 ÷ 424 ÷ 4
    • 236

    The greatest common divisor of 92 and 24 is 4, the fraction 9224 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 4.

  2. Convert improper fraction 236 to mixed number

    • 236
    • 3 56

    23 divided by 6 is 3 with a remainder of 5