Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 5/10 and 60/28

1st number: 5/10, 2nd number: 2 4/28

5/10 + 60/28 is 37/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 28 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    5/10 = 5 × 14/10 × 14 = 70/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    60/28 = 60 × 5/28 × 5 = 300/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/140 + 300/140 = 70 + 300/140 = 370/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/14
  6. In mixed form: 29/14

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com