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Add 18/6 and 20/8

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 2 4/8

18/6 + 20/8 is 11/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 4 = 24,
    18/6 = 18 × 4/6 × 4 = 72/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    20/8 = 20 × 3/8 × 3 = 60/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/24 + 60/24 = 72 + 60/24 = 132/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/2
  6. In mixed form: 51/2

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