Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 60/45 and 8/15

1st number: 1 15/45, 2nd number: 8/15

60/45 + 8/15 is 28/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 15 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    60/45 = 60 × 1/45 × 1 = 60/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 15 × 3 = 45,
    8/15 = 8 × 3/15 × 3 = 24/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/45 + 24/45 = 60 + 24/45 = 84/45
  5. 84/45 simplified gives 28/15
  6. So, 60/45 + 8/15 = 28/15
    In mixed form: 113/15

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com