How do you add 1/2 and 3/5?

Subject
Level
Primary
Grade
5

Answer

$$\frac{1}{2}+\frac{3}{5}$$

Solution:

$$\frac{11}{10}$$

Calculated: $$1.1$$

Steps

 

  1. Find a common denominator by multiplying the numerator and the denominator of 1/2 by 5, which gives you 5/10
  2. Multiply the numerator and denominator of 3/5 by 2, which gives you 6/10
  3. Add the numerators, 5+6=11
  4. The answer is 11/10

 

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