Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 24/6 and 7/12

1st number: 4 0/6, 2nd number: 7/12

24/6 + 7/12 is 55/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 2 = 12,
    24/6 = 24 × 2/6 × 2 = 48/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    7/12 = 7 × 1/12 × 1 = 7/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/12 + 7/12 = 48 + 7/12 = 55/12
  5. In mixed form: 47/12

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com