Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 60/3 and 24/8

1st number: 20 0/3, 2nd number: 3 0/8

60/3 + 24/8 is 23/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    60/3 = 60 × 8/3 × 8 = 480/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    24/8 = 24 × 3/8 × 3 = 72/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/24 + 72/24 = 480 + 72/24 = 552/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/1

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com