Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 12/35 and 18/30

12/35 + 18/30 is 33/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 6 = 210,
    12/35 = 12 × 6/35 × 6 = 72/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    18/30 = 18 × 7/30 × 7 = 126/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/210 + 126/210 = 72 + 126/210 = 198/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 33/35

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com