Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 2/8 and 10/9

1st number: 2/8, 2nd number: 1 1/9

2/8 + 10/9 is 49/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    2/8 = 2 × 9/8 × 9 = 18/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    10/9 = 10 × 8/9 × 8 = 80/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/72 + 80/72 = 18 + 80/72 = 98/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/36
  6. In mixed form: 113/36

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com