Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 45/54 and 60/12

1st number: 45/54, 2nd number: 5 0/12

45/54 + 60/12 is 35/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 12 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    45/54 = 45 × 2/54 × 2 = 90/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 9 = 108,
    60/12 = 60 × 9/12 × 9 = 540/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/108 + 540/108 = 90 + 540/108 = 630/108
  5. 630/108 simplified gives 35/6
  6. So, 45/54 + 60/12 = 35/6
    In mixed form: 55/6

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com