Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 10/30 and 7/8

10/30 + 7/8 is 29/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 8 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    10/30 = 10 × 4/30 × 4 = 40/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    7/8 = 7 × 15/8 × 15 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/120 + 105/120 = 40 + 105/120 = 145/120
  5. 145/120 simplified gives 29/24
  6. So, 10/30 + 7/8 = 29/24
    In mixed form: 15/24

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com