Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 2/8 and 5/81

2/8 + 5/81 is 101/324.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 81 is 648
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 81 = 648,
    2/8 = 2 × 81/8 × 81 = 162/648
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 8 = 648,
    5/81 = 5 × 8/81 × 8 = 40/648
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/648 + 40/648 = 162 + 40/648 = 202/648
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/324

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com