How do you evaluate 6/10+1/4?

Mar 28, 2017

Answer:

$\frac{17}{20}$

Explanation:

Find the LCD:

LCD: $20$ and thus we must transform each fraction such that the denominator is $20$

$\frac{2}{2} \cdot \frac{6}{10} = \frac{12}{20}$

$\frac{5}{5} \cdot \frac{1}{4} = \frac{5}{20}$

Now we add

$\frac{12}{20} + \frac{5}{20} = \frac{17}{20}$