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Add 18/5 and 25/45

1st number: 3 3/5, 2nd number: 25/45

18/5 + 25/45 is 187/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 45 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    18/5 = 18 × 9/5 × 9 = 162/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 1 = 45,
    25/45 = 25 × 1/45 × 1 = 25/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/45 + 25/45 = 162 + 25/45 = 187/45
  5. In mixed form: 47/45

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