Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 45/30 and 3/56

1st number: 1 15/30, 2nd number: 3/56

45/30 + 3/56 is 87/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 56 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 28 = 840,
    45/30 = 45 × 28/30 × 28 = 1260/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 15 = 840,
    3/56 = 3 × 15/56 × 15 = 45/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1260/840 + 45/840 = 1260 + 45/840 = 1305/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/56
  6. In mixed form: 131/56

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com