Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 10/18 and 8/84

10/18 + 8/84 is 41/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    10/18 = 10 × 14/18 × 14 = 140/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    8/84 = 8 × 3/84 × 3 = 24/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/252 + 24/252 = 140 + 24/252 = 164/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/63

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com