Add 17/14 and 33/42

17
14
+
33
42
=
2

What is 17/14 + 33/42

17
14
+
33
42
=

In order to make fractions have the same denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by the denominator of the other

17 x 42
14 x 42
+
33 x 14
42 x 14
=
714
588
+
462
588
=
714 + 462
588
=
1176
588

OR

(17 x 42) + (33 x 14)
14 x 42
=
1176
588

Simplify the fraction

Divide each part of the fraction with the greatest common factor to simplify the fraction

1176
588
=
1176 ÷ 588
588 ÷ 588
=
2
1

Because the numerator greater than the denominator, so we have an improper fraction, which means we can simplify it by converting the improper fraction to a mixed number.

Improper fraction to mixed number, get the whole number by dividing the numerator with the denominator, then subtract the numerator by the whole number multiplied by the denominator.

2
1
=
2

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-2
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1
-2
=
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2
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2
=
1
-2
=
-
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