Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 36/30 and 10/24

1st number: 1 6/30, 2nd number: 10/24

36/30 + 10/24 is 97/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 24 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    36/30 = 36 × 4/30 × 4 = 144/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 5 = 120,
    10/24 = 10 × 5/24 × 5 = 50/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/120 + 50/120 = 144 + 50/120 = 194/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/60
  6. In mixed form: 137/60

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com