Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 28/8 and 3/9

1st number: 3 4/8, 2nd number: 3/9

28/8 + 3/9 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    28/8 = 28 × 9/8 × 9 = 252/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    3/9 = 3 × 8/9 × 8 = 24/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/72 + 24/72 = 252 + 24/72 = 276/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com