Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 5/35 and 15/60

5/35 + 15/60 is 11/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    5/35 = 5 × 12/35 × 12 = 60/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    15/60 = 15 × 7/60 × 7 = 105/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/420 + 105/420 = 60 + 105/420 = 165/420
  5. 165/420 simplified gives 11/28
  6. So, 5/35 + 15/60 = 11/28

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com