Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 35/9 and 12/54

1st number: 3 8/9, 2nd number: 12/54

35/9 + 12/54 is 37/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 6 = 54,
    35/9 = 35 × 6/9 × 6 = 210/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    12/54 = 12 × 1/54 × 1 = 12/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/54 + 12/54 = 210 + 12/54 = 222/54
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/9
  6. In mixed form: 41/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com