Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/3 and 10/48

1st number: 10 0/3, 2nd number: 10/48

30/3 + 10/48 is 245/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 48 is 48
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 16 = 48,
    30/3 = 30 × 16/3 × 16 = 480/48
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 1 = 48,
    10/48 = 10 × 1/48 × 1 = 10/48
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/48 + 10/48 = 480 + 10/48 = 490/48
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 245/24
  6. In mixed form: 105/24

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com