Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 18/75 and 10/40

18/75 + 10/40 is 49/100.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 40 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 8 = 600,
    18/75 = 18 × 8/75 × 8 = 144/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 15 = 600,
    10/40 = 10 × 15/40 × 15 = 150/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/600 + 150/600 = 144 + 150/600 = 294/600
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/100

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com