Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 24/2 and 20/32

1st number: 12 0/2, 2nd number: 20/32

24/2 + 20/32 is 101/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 32 is 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 16 = 32,
    24/2 = 24 × 16/2 × 16 = 384/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    20/32 = 20 × 1/32 × 1 = 20/32
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/32 + 20/32 = 384 + 20/32 = 404/32
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 101/8
  6. In mixed form: 125/8

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com