Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 20/35 and 12/8

1st number: 20/35, 2nd number: 1 4/8

20/35 + 12/8 is 29/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    20/35 = 20 × 8/35 × 8 = 160/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    12/8 = 12 × 35/8 × 35 = 420/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/280 + 420/280 = 160 + 420/280 = 580/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/14
  6. In mixed form: 21/14

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com