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Add 18/30 and 2/9

18/30 + 2/9 is 37/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 9 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    18/30 = 18 × 3/30 × 3 = 54/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 10 = 90,
    2/9 = 2 × 10/9 × 10 = 20/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/90 + 20/90 = 54 + 20/90 = 74/90
  5. 74/90 simplified gives 37/45
  6. So, 18/30 + 2/9 = 37/45

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