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Add 2/36 and 5/30

2/36 + 5/30 is 2/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 30 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    2/36 = 2 × 5/36 × 5 = 10/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 6 = 180,
    5/30 = 5 × 6/30 × 6 = 30/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/180 + 30/180 = 10 + 30/180 = 40/180
  5. 40/180 simplified gives 2/9
  6. So, 2/36 + 5/30 = 2/9

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