Add 55/47 and 16/53

55
47
+
16
53
=
1
1176
2491

What is 55/47 + 16/53

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
47 x 53
+
16 x 47
53 x 47
=
2915
2491
+
752
2491
=
2915 + 752
2491
=
3667
2491

OR

(55 x 53) + (16 x 47)
47 x 53
=
3667
2491

Simplify the fraction

3667
2491
=

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.

3667
2491
=
3667 ÷ 2491 = 1 +
3667 - (1 x 2491)
2491
=
1
1176
2491

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