Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 24/27 and 63/12

1st number: 24/27, 2nd number: 5 3/12

24/27 + 63/12 is 221/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 4 = 108,
    24/27 = 24 × 4/27 × 4 = 96/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    63/12 = 63 × 9/12 × 9 = 567/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/108 + 567/108 = 96 + 567/108 = 663/108
  5. 663/108 simplified gives 221/36
  6. So, 24/27 + 63/12 = 221/36
    In mixed form: 65/36

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com