Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 80/90 and 84/16

1st number: 80/90, 2nd number: 5 4/16

80/90 + 84/16 is 221/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 90 and 16 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 90 × 8 = 720,
    80/90 = 80 × 8/90 × 8 = 640/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 45 = 720,
    84/16 = 84 × 45/16 × 45 = 3780/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    640/720 + 3780/720 = 640 + 3780/720 = 4420/720
  5. 4420/720 simplified gives 221/36
  6. So, 80/90 + 84/16 = 221/36
    In mixed form: 65/36

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com