Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 30/8 and 40/27

1st number: 3 6/8, 2nd number: 1 13/27

30/8 + 40/27 is 565/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 27 is 216
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 27 = 216,
    30/8 = 30 × 27/8 × 27 = 810/216
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 8 = 216,
    40/27 = 40 × 8/27 × 8 = 320/216
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/216 + 320/216 = 810 + 320/216 = 1130/216
  5. 1130/216 simplified gives 565/108
  6. So, 30/8 + 40/27 = 565/108
    In mixed form: 525/108

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com