Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 50/12 and 30/35

1st number: 4 2/12, 2nd number: 30/35

50/12 + 30/35 is 211/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 12 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 12 × 35 = 420,
    50/12 = 50 × 35/12 × 35 = 1750/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    30/35 = 30 × 12/35 × 12 = 360/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1750/420 + 360/420 = 1750 + 360/420 = 2110/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 211/42
  6. In mixed form: 51/42

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com