Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 4/24 and 15/9

1st number: 4/24, 2nd number: 1 6/9

4/24 + 15/9 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 9 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 3 = 72,
    4/24 = 4 × 3/24 × 3 = 12/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    15/9 = 15 × 8/9 × 8 = 120/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/72 + 120/72 = 12 + 120/72 = 132/72
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/6
  6. In mixed form: 15/6

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com