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Add 24/45 and 16/18

24/45 + 16/18 is 64/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    24/45 = 24 × 2/45 × 2 = 48/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    16/18 = 16 × 5/18 × 5 = 80/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/90 + 80/90 = 48 + 80/90 = 128/90
  5. 128/90 simplified gives 64/45
  6. So, 24/45 + 16/18 = 64/45
    In mixed form: 119/45

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