Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 12/15 and 4/98

12/15 + 4/98 is 206/245.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 98 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 98 = 1470,
    12/15 = 12 × 98/15 × 98 = 1176/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    4/98 = 4 × 15/98 × 15 = 60/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/1470 + 60/1470 = 1176 + 60/1470 = 1236/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 206/245

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com