Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 14/4 and 27/15

1st number: 3 2/4, 2nd number: 1 12/15

14/4 + 27/15 is 53/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 15 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 15 = 60,
    14/4 = 14 × 15/4 × 15 = 210/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    27/15 = 27 × 4/15 × 4 = 108/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/60 + 108/60 = 210 + 108/60 = 318/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 53/10
  6. In mixed form: 53/10

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com