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Add 10/6 and 21/18

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 1 3/18

10/6 + 21/18 is 17/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    10/6 = 10 × 3/6 × 3 = 30/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    21/18 = 21 × 1/18 × 1 = 21/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/18 + 21/18 = 30 + 21/18 = 51/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/6
  6. In mixed form: 25/6

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