Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 2/8 and 10/30

2/8 + 10/30 is 7/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 15 = 120,
    2/8 = 2 × 15/8 × 15 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    10/30 = 10 × 4/30 × 4 = 40/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 40/120 = 30 + 40/120 = 70/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 7/12

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com