What is 9/16+5/13?

How much is 916 plus 513. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

  • 197208
  • 0.9471 (rounded to 4 decimals)

Step by step solution

Add

916 + 513 = 197208

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

    Multiples of 16 are   16, 32, 48, 64, 80, 96, 112, ..., 208 ....etc

    Multiples of 13 are   13, 26, 39, 52, 65, 78, 91, ..., 208 ...etc

    The LCM of 16 and 13 is 208. So, the common denominator of 916 and 513 is 208. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

    • 916 + 513
    • 9 * 1316 * 13 + 5 * 1613 * 16
    • 117208 + 80208
  2. Add

    • 117208 + 80208
    • 117 + 80208
    • 197208

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

Simplify

  • 197208
  1. Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

    The greatest common divisor of 197 and 208 is 1, the fraction 197208 cannot be further simplified or reduced to lowest terms