Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 27/70 and 5/8

27/70 + 5/8 is 283/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 70 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    27/70 = 27 × 4/70 × 4 = 108/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    5/8 = 5 × 35/8 × 35 = 175/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/280 + 175/280 = 108 + 175/280 = 283/280
  5. So, 27/70 + 5/8 = 283/280
    In mixed form: 13/280

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com