Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 2/6 and 84/20

1st number: 2/6, 2nd number: 4 4/20

2/6 + 84/20 is 68/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    2/6 = 2 × 10/6 × 10 = 20/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    84/20 = 84 × 3/20 × 3 = 252/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/60 + 252/60 = 20 + 252/60 = 272/60
  5. 272/60 simplified gives 68/15
  6. So, 2/6 + 84/20 = 68/15
    In mixed form: 48/15

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com