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Add 2/18 and 15/9

1st number: 2/18, 2nd number: 1 6/9

2/18 + 15/9 is 16/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    2/18 = 2 × 1/18 × 1 = 2/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    15/9 = 15 × 2/9 × 2 = 30/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/18 + 30/18 = 2 + 30/18 = 32/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 16/9
  6. In mixed form: 17/9

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