Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 27/45 and 12/9

1st number: 27/45, 2nd number: 1 3/9

27/45 + 12/9 is 29/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 9 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    27/45 = 27 × 1/45 × 1 = 27/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    12/9 = 12 × 5/9 × 5 = 60/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/45 + 60/45 = 27 + 60/45 = 87/45
  5. 87/45 simplified gives 29/15
  6. So, 27/45 + 12/9 = 29/15
    In mixed form: 114/15

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com