What is 20/5 + 41/3 as a fraction? 20/5 + 41/3 in fraction form is equal to 53/3

Here we will show you how to add 20/5 plus 41/3 written in maths equation as 20/5 + 41/3, answer in fraction and decimal form with step by step detailed solution.

- 53/3
- 17 2/3
- 17.666666666667

To add 20/5 + 41/3, follow these steps:

Since the denominators are different find the least common denominator

LCD = 15

Multiply numerators and denominators to get the LCD as denominator for both fractions

= 20 * 3/5 * 3 + 41 * 5/3 * 5 = 60/15 + 205/15

The denominators are same add the numerators, and put that answer over common denominator

= 60 + 205/15 = 265/15

Simplify

The greatest common factor of 265 and 15 is 5, simplify the fraction by dividing both numerator and denominator by 5

= 265 ÷ 5/15 ÷ 5 = 53/3

The fraction's numerator is greater than its denominator, it is called as an improper fraction, so we can also convert this 53/3 to a mixed number. Thus,

53 divided by 3 is 17 with a remainder of 2

= 53/3 = 17 2/3