Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 4/9 and 28/12

1st number: 4/9, 2nd number: 2 4/12

4/9 + 28/12 is 25/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 12 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    4/9 = 4 × 4/9 × 4 = 16/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 3 = 36,
    28/12 = 28 × 3/12 × 3 = 84/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    16/36 + 84/36 = 16 + 84/36 = 100/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/9
  6. In mixed form: 27/9

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com