Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Everydaycalculation.com » Answers » Add fractions

Add 9/45 and 2/70

9/45 + 2/70 is 8/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 70 is 630
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 14 = 630,
    9/45 = 9 × 14/45 × 14 = 126/630
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 9 = 630,
    2/70 = 2 × 9/70 × 9 = 18/630
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/630 + 18/630 = 126 + 18/630 = 144/630
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 8/35

MathStep (Works offline)

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

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com