Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 8/6 and 3/45

1st number: 1 2/6, 2nd number: 3/45

8/6 + 3/45 is 7/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    8/6 = 8 × 15/6 × 15 = 120/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    3/45 = 3 × 2/45 × 2 = 6/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/90 + 6/90 = 120 + 6/90 = 126/90
  5. 126/90 simplified gives 7/5
  6. So, 8/6 + 3/45 = 7/5
    In mixed form: 12/5

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com