Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 4/18 and 7/36

4/18 + 7/36 is 5/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    4/18 = 4 × 2/18 × 2 = 8/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    7/36 = 7 × 1/36 × 1 = 7/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/36 + 7/36 = 8 + 7/36 = 15/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/12

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com