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Add 18/30 and 90/50

1st number: 18/30, 2nd number: 1 40/50

18/30 + 90/50 is 12/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 50 is 150
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 5 = 150,
    18/30 = 18 × 5/30 × 5 = 90/150
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 3 = 150,
    90/50 = 90 × 3/50 × 3 = 270/150
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/150 + 270/150 = 90 + 270/150 = 360/150
  5. 360/150 simplified gives 12/5
  6. So, 18/30 + 90/50 = 12/5
    In mixed form: 22/5

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