Add 55/87 and 46/99

55
87
+
46
99
=
1
278
2871

What is 55/87 + 46/99

55
87
+
46
99
=

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 99
87 x 99
+
46 x 87
99 x 87
=
5445
8613
+
4002
8613
=
5445 + 4002
8613
=
9447
8613

OR

(55 x 99) + (46 x 87)
87 x 99
=
9447
8613

Simplify the fraction

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

9447
8613
=
9447 ÷ 3
8613 ÷ 3
=
3149
2871

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.

3149
2871
=
3149 ÷ 2871 = 1 +
3149 - (1 x 2871)
2871
=
1
278
2871

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