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Add 27/18 and 14/7

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 2 0/7

27/18 + 14/7 is 7/2.

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,
    27/18 = 27 × 7/18 × 7 = 189/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    14/7 = 14 × 18/7 × 18 = 252/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/126 + 252/126 = 189 + 252/126 = 441/126
  5. 441/126 simplified gives 7/2
  6. So, 27/18 + 14/7 = 7/2
    In mixed form: 31/2

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