# 3/7 plus 3 as a fraction 3/7 + 3 as a fraction provides the detailed information about what is 3/7 plus 3 in fraction and decimal form, and the answer with steps to understand how it is being calculated by using different methods.

3/7+3 equals to
3/7 + 3 = (?)
3/7 + 3/1 = [(3 x 1) + (3 x 7)]/(7 x 1)
= (3 + 21)/7
3/7 plus 3 is equal to 24/7

where
3/7 is a fraction as an addend,
3 is a fraction as an addend,
24/7 is the sum of 3/7 and 3.

3/7 plus 3 as a decimal
3/7+3 as a decimal is 3.4286
where
3.4286 is the sum of 3/7 and 3.

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## How-to: 3/7 + 3 = ?

The below workout with step by step calculation shows how to find what is 3/7 plus 3 in simplest form by using the following methods:
1. LCM method,
2. Cross multiplication method.

Problem and Workout - LCM Method:
What is 3/7 plus 3 as a fraction?

step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 3/7
Fraction B: 3/1

What to be found?
3/7+3 = ?
Find what's the sum of 3/7 and 3.

step 2 Compare the denominators of fractions 3/7 and 3 to identify whether it is a like or unlike fraction addition. Since the denominators of given fractions 3/7 and 3 are not equal, it is said to be unlike fractions addition.

step 3For unlike fractions addition, find the LCM (least common multiple) of both denominators of fractions 3/7 and 3:
The LCM of 7 and 1 is 7.

step 4 Write the fractions 3/7 and 3 in the addition expression form and multiply LCM with all the numerators and denominators of both fractions.
=3/7+3
=(3 x 7)/(7 x 7)+(3 x 7)/(1 x 7)

step 5 Simplify the expression to have common denominator:
=3/7+21/7

step 6 Take the common values out and rewrite the above expression like the below:
=1/7 x (3/1+21/1)
=1/7 x (3 + 21)

step 7Simplify the above expression further:
=1/7 x 24

Hence,
3/7 plus 3 equals to 24/7 in fraction.

Problem and Workout - Cross Multiplication Method
step 1 Observe the input parameters and what to be found:
Input:
Fraction A: 3/7
Fraction B: 3/1

What to be found?
3/7+3 = ?
Find what's the sum of 3/7 and 3.

step 2 Find the product of numerator of Fraction A and denominator of Fraction B (3 x 1), find the product of numerator of Fraction B and denominator of Fraction A (3 x 7), and find the product of both denominators of Fraction A and Fraction B (7 x 1) and rewrite the equation as like the below:
= (3 x 1) + (3 x 7)/(7 x 1)

step 3 Simplify and rewrite the fraction:
= (3 + 21)/7 