Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 18/24 and 18/28

18/24 + 18/28 is 39/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 28 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 7 = 168,
    18/24 = 18 × 7/24 × 7 = 126/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 6 = 168,
    18/28 = 18 × 6/28 × 6 = 108/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/168 + 108/168 = 126 + 108/168 = 234/168
  5. 234/168 simplified gives 39/28
  6. So, 18/24 + 18/28 = 39/28
    In mixed form: 111/28

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com