Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 27/14 and 5/30

1st number: 1 13/14, 2nd number: 5/30

27/14 + 5/30 is 44/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 30 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 15 = 210,
    27/14 = 27 × 15/14 × 15 = 405/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 7 = 210,
    5/30 = 5 × 7/30 × 7 = 35/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    405/210 + 35/210 = 405 + 35/210 = 440/210
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 44/21
  6. In mixed form: 22/21

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com