Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 8/3 and 10/20

1st number: 2 2/3, 2nd number: 10/20

8/3 + 10/20 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 20 = 60,
    8/3 = 8 × 20/3 × 20 = 160/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    10/20 = 10 × 3/20 × 3 = 30/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/60 + 30/60 = 160 + 30/60 = 190/60
  5. 190/60 simplified gives 19/6
  6. So, 8/3 + 10/20 = 19/6
    In mixed form: 31/6

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com