Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 45/60 and 6/18

45/60 + 6/18 is 13/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 3 = 180,
    45/60 = 45 × 3/60 × 3 = 135/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    6/18 = 6 × 10/18 × 10 = 60/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/180 + 60/180 = 135 + 60/180 = 195/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/12
  6. In mixed form: 11/12

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com