Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 84/5 and 50/30

1st number: 16 4/5, 2nd number: 1 20/30

84/5 + 50/30 is 277/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    84/5 = 84 × 6/5 × 6 = 504/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    50/30 = 50 × 1/30 × 1 = 50/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/30 + 50/30 = 504 + 50/30 = 554/30
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 277/15
  6. In mixed form: 187/15

Related:

Use fraction calculator with our all-in-one calculator app: Download for Android, Download for iOS

© everydaycalculation.com