Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 56/40 and 75/90

1st number: 1 16/40, 2nd number: 75/90

56/40 + 75/90 is 67/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 90 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    56/40 = 56 × 9/40 × 9 = 504/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 90 × 4 = 360,
    75/90 = 75 × 4/90 × 4 = 300/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/360 + 300/360 = 504 + 300/360 = 804/360
  5. 804/360 simplified gives 67/30
  6. So, 56/40 + 75/90 = 67/30
    In mixed form: 27/30

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com