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Add 1/18 and 5/45

1/18 + 5/45 is 1/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    1/18 = 1 × 5/18 × 5 = 5/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/90 + 10/90 = 5 + 10/90 = 15/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1/6

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