Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 16/40 and 14/12

1st number: 16/40, 2nd number: 1 2/12

16/40 + 14/12 is 47/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 12 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    16/40 = 16 × 3/40 × 3 = 48/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 10 = 120,
    14/12 = 14 × 10/12 × 10 = 140/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/120 + 140/120 = 48 + 140/120 = 188/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/30
  6. In mixed form: 117/30

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com