Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 6/15 and 3/60

6/15 + 3/60 is 9/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 60 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 4 = 60,
    6/15 = 6 × 4/15 × 4 = 24/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 1 = 60,
    3/60 = 3 × 1/60 × 1 = 3/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    24/60 + 3/60 = 24 + 3/60 = 27/60
  5. 27/60 simplified gives 9/20
  6. So, 6/15 + 3/60 = 9/20

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com