Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 2/8 and 1/27

2/8 + 1/27 is 31/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    2/8 = 2 × 27/8 × 27 = 54/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    1/27 = 1 × 8/27 × 8 = 8/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/216 + 8/216 = 54 + 8/216 = 62/216
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/108

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com