Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 9/3 and 60/12

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 5 0/12

9/3 + 60/12 is 8/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 12 is 12
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 4 = 12,
    9/3 = 9 × 4/3 × 4 = 36/12
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 12 × 1 = 12,
    60/12 = 60 × 1/12 × 1 = 60/12
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/12 + 60/12 = 36 + 60/12 = 96/12
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/1

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com