Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 12/6 and 3/27

1st number: 2 0/6, 2nd number: 3/27

12/6 + 3/27 is 19/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 27 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 9 = 54,
    12/6 = 12 × 9/6 × 9 = 108/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 2 = 54,
    3/27 = 3 × 2/27 × 2 = 6/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/54 + 6/54 = 108 + 6/54 = 114/54
  5. 114/54 simplified gives 19/9
  6. So, 12/6 + 3/27 = 19/9
    In mixed form: 21/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com