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

Subject
Level
Primary
5

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

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