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Add 18/30 and 35/20

1st number: 18/30, 2nd number: 1 15/20

18/30 + 35/20 is 47/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 20 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 2 = 60,
    18/30 = 18 × 2/30 × 2 = 36/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    35/20 = 35 × 3/20 × 3 = 105/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/60 + 105/60 = 36 + 105/60 = 141/60
  5. 141/60 simplified gives 47/20
  6. So, 18/30 + 35/20 = 47/20
    In mixed form: 27/20

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