Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 60/2 and 30/32

1st number: 30 0/2, 2nd number: 30/32

60/2 + 30/32 is 495/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 32 is 32
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 16 = 32,
    60/2 = 60 × 16/2 × 16 = 960/32
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 1 = 32,
    30/32 = 30 × 1/32 × 1 = 30/32
  4. Add the two fractions:
    960/32 + 30/32 = 960 + 30/32 = 990/32
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 495/16
  6. In mixed form: 3015/16

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com