Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/4 and 9/25

1st number: 7 2/4, 2nd number: 9/25

30/4 + 9/25 is 393/50.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 25 is 100
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 25 = 100,
    30/4 = 30 × 25/4 × 25 = 750/100
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 4 = 100,
    9/25 = 9 × 4/25 × 4 = 36/100
  4. Add the two fractions:
    750/100 + 36/100 = 750 + 36/100 = 786/100
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 393/50
  6. In mixed form: 743/50

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com