Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 1/25 and 3/60

1/25 + 3/60 is 9/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 60 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 12 = 300,
    1/25 = 1 × 12/25 × 12 = 12/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 5 = 300,
    3/60 = 3 × 5/60 × 5 = 15/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/300 + 15/300 = 12 + 15/300 = 27/300
  5. 27/300 simplified gives 9/100
  6. So, 1/25 + 3/60 = 9/100

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com