Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/75 and 2/54

30/75 + 2/54 is 59/135.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 54 is 1350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 18 = 1350,
    30/75 = 30 × 18/75 × 18 = 540/1350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 25 = 1350,
    2/54 = 2 × 25/54 × 25 = 50/1350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/1350 + 50/1350 = 540 + 50/1350 = 590/1350
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/135

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com