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Add 10/5 and 4/18

1st number: 2 0/5, 2nd number: 4/18

10/5 + 4/18 is 20/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    10/5 = 10 × 18/5 × 18 = 180/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    4/18 = 4 × 5/18 × 5 = 20/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    180/90 + 20/90 = 180 + 20/90 = 200/90
  5. 200/90 simplified gives 20/9
  6. So, 10/5 + 4/18 = 20/9
    In mixed form: 22/9

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