Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 18/2 and 6/14

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 6/14

18/2 + 6/14 is 66/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    18/2 = 18 × 7/2 × 7 = 126/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    6/14 = 6 × 1/14 × 1 = 6/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/14 + 6/14 = 126 + 6/14 = 132/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 66/7
  6. In mixed form: 93/7

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com