Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 20/75 and 12/27

20/75 + 12/27 is 32/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 27 is 675
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 9 = 675,
    20/75 = 20 × 9/75 × 9 = 180/675
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 25 = 675,
    12/27 = 12 × 25/27 × 25 = 300/675
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/675 + 300/675 = 180 + 300/675 = 480/675
  5. 480/675 simplified gives 32/45
  6. So, 20/75 + 12/27 = 32/45

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com