How do you simplify #2/7+1/2#?

1 Answer
Mar 27, 2018

Answer:

#11/14#

Explanation:

#2/7 + 1/2#

We need to get a common denominator. To do that, let's multiply both fractions by the other denominator (top and bottom)

#2/2 xx 2/7 + 1/2 xx 7/7#

multiply straight across

#4/14 + 7/14#

add together

#(4+7)/14#

#11/14#