Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 35/15 and 27/16

1st number: 2 5/15, 2nd number: 1 11/16

35/15 + 27/16 is 193/48.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 16 is 240
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 16 = 240,
    35/15 = 35 × 16/15 × 16 = 560/240
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 15 = 240,
    27/16 = 27 × 15/16 × 15 = 405/240
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/240 + 405/240 = 560 + 405/240 = 965/240
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 193/48
  6. In mixed form: 41/48

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com