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Add 2/5 and 1/18

2/5 + 1/18 is 41/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    2/5 = 2 × 18/5 × 18 = 36/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    1/18 = 1 × 5/18 × 5 = 5/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/90 + 5/90 = 36 + 5/90 = 41/90

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