Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 20/21 and 8/60

20/21 + 8/60 is 38/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 20 = 420,
    20/21 = 20 × 20/21 × 20 = 400/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    8/60 = 8 × 7/60 × 7 = 56/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/420 + 56/420 = 400 + 56/420 = 456/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/35
  6. In mixed form: 13/35

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com