Add 9/42 and 88/43

9
42
+
88
43
=
2
157
602

What is 9/42 + 88/43

9
42
+
88
43
=

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

9 x 43
42 x 43
+
88 x 42
43 x 42
=
387
1806
+
3696
1806
=
387 + 3696
1806
=
4083
1806

OR

(9 x 43) + (88 x 42)
42 x 43
=
4083
1806

Simplify the fraction

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

4083
1806
=
4083 ÷ 3
1806 ÷ 3
=
1361
602

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.

1361
602
=
1361 ÷ 602 = 2 +
1361 - (2 x 602)
602
=
2
157
602

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