Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 18/6 and 30/80

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 30/80

18/6 + 30/80 is 27/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 80 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 40 = 240,
    18/6 = 18 × 40/6 × 40 = 720/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 3 = 240,
    30/80 = 30 × 3/80 × 3 = 90/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/240 + 90/240 = 720 + 90/240 = 810/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/8
  6. In mixed form: 33/8

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com