Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 15/98 and 18/30

15/98 + 18/30 is 369/490.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 30 is 1470
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 15 = 1470,
    15/98 = 15 × 15/98 × 15 = 225/1470
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 49 = 1470,
    18/30 = 18 × 49/30 × 49 = 882/1470
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/1470 + 882/1470 = 225 + 882/1470 = 1107/1470
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 369/490

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com