Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 20/16 and 1/10

1st number: 1 4/16, 2nd number: 1/10

20/16 + 1/10 is 27/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    20/16 = 20 × 5/16 × 5 = 100/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    1/10 = 1 × 8/10 × 8 = 8/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/80 + 8/80 = 100 + 8/80 = 108/80
  5. 108/80 simplified gives 27/20
  6. So, 20/16 + 1/10 = 27/20
    In mixed form: 17/20

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com