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Add 20/5 and 35/18

1st number: 4 0/5, 2nd number: 1 17/18

20/5 + 35/18 is 107/18.

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,
    20/5 = 20 × 18/5 × 18 = 360/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    35/18 = 35 × 5/18 × 5 = 175/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/90 + 175/90 = 360 + 175/90 = 535/90
  5. 535/90 simplified gives 107/18
  6. So, 20/5 + 35/18 = 107/18
    In mixed form: 517/18

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