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Add 20/3 and 49/18

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 2 13/18

20/3 + 49/18 is 169/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    20/3 = 20 × 6/3 × 6 = 120/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    49/18 = 49 × 1/18 × 1 = 49/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/18 + 49/18 = 120 + 49/18 = 169/18
  5. In mixed form: 97/18

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