Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/18 and 9/56

1st number: 1 12/18, 2nd number: 9/56

30/18 + 9/56 is 307/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 56 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    30/18 = 30 × 28/18 × 28 = 840/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    9/56 = 9 × 9/56 × 9 = 81/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/504 + 81/504 = 840 + 81/504 = 921/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 307/168
  6. In mixed form: 1139/168

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com