Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 30/24 and 40/45

1st number: 1 6/24, 2nd number: 40/45

30/24 + 40/45 is 77/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 45 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 15 = 360,
    30/24 = 30 × 15/24 × 15 = 450/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    40/45 = 40 × 8/45 × 8 = 320/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    450/360 + 320/360 = 450 + 320/360 = 770/360
  5. 770/360 simplified gives 77/36
  6. So, 30/24 + 40/45 = 77/36
    In mixed form: 25/36

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com