What is 55/47 + 16/53
In order to make fractions have the same denominator, multiply the numerator and denominator of each fraction by the denominator of the other
|(55 x 53) + (16 x 47)|
|47 x 53|
Simplify the fraction
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.