Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 12/6 and 12/9

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 1 3/9

12/6 + 12/9 is 10/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    12/6 = 12 × 3/6 × 3 = 36/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    12/9 = 12 × 2/9 × 2 = 24/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/18 + 24/18 = 36 + 24/18 = 60/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 10/3
  6. In mixed form: 31/3

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com