# How do you add 4 1/7 + 2/7?

Jul 13, 2018

$4 \frac{3}{7}$

#### Explanation:

First change $4 \frac{1}{7}$ into improper fraction
$\therefore 4 \frac{1}{7} = \frac{29}{7}$

$\frac{29}{7} + \frac{2}{7} = \frac{31}{7}$

Now, change the answer in improper fraction to proper fraction:
$\frac{31}{7} = 4 \frac{3}{7}$

Jul 13, 2018

$4 \frac{3}{7}$

#### Explanation:

$\text{note that "4 1/7=4+1/7" thus}$

$4 \frac{1}{7} + \frac{2}{7} = 4 + \frac{1}{7} + \frac{2}{7} = 4 + \frac{3}{7} = 4 \frac{3}{7}$