Posted by ashley on Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 10:48pm.
ok, i'm having problems figuring out how to add these fractions, here's an example: 5 7/164 1/199 3/17 = ? pleeeez help!!!!!

fractions  DrBob222, Wednesday, August 22, 2007 at 11:07pm
I would change each mixed fraction as follows to a fraction:
5 7/16 = (5*16)+7 = 87/16
4 1/19 = (4*19)+1 = 77/19
9 3/17 = (9*17)+3 = 156/17
Then find the lowest common decnominator and go from there.

fractions  ~christina~, Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 11:40am
A suggestion is to go and google how to find a common denominator in fractions
click on the first site on the list and it should help you with the lowest common denominator
hope it helps =D

fractions  ~christina~, Thursday, August 23, 2007 at 11:40am
I meant the 2nd site
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