Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/2 and 20/4

1st number: 15 0/2, 2nd number: 5 0/4

30/2 + 20/4 is 20/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    30/2 = 30 × 2/2 × 2 = 60/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    20/4 = 20 × 1/4 × 1 = 20/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/4 + 20/4 = 60 + 20/4 = 80/4
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 20/1

Related:

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

© everydaycalculation.com