Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 40/20 and 9/30

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 9/30

40/20 + 9/30 is 23/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 30 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    40/20 = 40 × 3/20 × 3 = 120/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    9/30 = 9 × 2/30 × 2 = 18/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/60 + 18/60 = 120 + 18/60 = 138/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/10
  6. In mixed form: 23/10

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com