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Add 18/6 and 42/9

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 4 6/9

18/6 + 42/9 is 23/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    18/6 = 18 × 3/6 × 3 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    42/9 = 42 × 2/9 × 2 = 84/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/18 + 84/18 = 54 + 84/18 = 138/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/3
  6. In mixed form: 72/3

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