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Add 20/18 and 2/7

1st number: 1 2/18, 2nd number: 2/7

20/18 + 2/7 is 88/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 7 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    20/18 = 20 × 7/18 × 7 = 140/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    2/7 = 2 × 18/7 × 18 = 36/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/126 + 36/126 = 140 + 36/126 = 176/126
  5. 176/126 simplified gives 88/63
  6. So, 20/18 + 2/7 = 88/63
    In mixed form: 125/63

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