Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 28/15 and 27/60

1st number: 1 13/15, 2nd number: 27/60

28/15 + 27/60 is 139/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    28/15 = 28 × 4/15 × 4 = 112/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    27/60 = 27 × 1/60 × 1 = 27/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/60 + 27/60 = 112 + 27/60 = 139/60
  5. So, 28/15 + 27/60 = 139/60
    In mixed form: 219/60

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com