Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 15/20 and 27/56

15/20 + 27/56 is 69/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 14 = 280,
    15/20 = 15 × 14/20 × 14 = 210/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    27/56 = 27 × 5/56 × 5 = 135/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/280 + 135/280 = 210 + 135/280 = 345/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 69/56
  6. In mixed form: 113/56

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com