Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 30/9 and 10/24

1st number: 3 3/9, 2nd number: 10/24

30/9 + 10/24 is 15/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 24 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    30/9 = 30 × 8/9 × 8 = 240/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    10/24 = 10 × 3/24 × 3 = 30/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    240/72 + 30/72 = 240 + 30/72 = 270/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 15/4
  6. In mixed form: 33/4

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com