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Add 18/9 and 28/5

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 5 3/5

18/9 + 28/5 is 38/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 5 is 45
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 5 = 45,
    18/9 = 18 × 5/9 × 5 = 90/45
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 9 = 45,
    28/5 = 28 × 9/5 × 9 = 252/45
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/45 + 252/45 = 90 + 252/45 = 342/45
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 38/5
  6. In mixed form: 73/5

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