Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 1/3 and 6/24

1/3 + 6/24 is 7/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 24 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    1/3 = 1 × 8/3 × 8 = 8/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 1 = 24,
    6/24 = 6 × 1/24 × 1 = 6/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/24 + 6/24 = 8 + 6/24 = 14/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/12

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com