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Add 27/18 and 16/10

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 1 6/10

27/18 + 16/10 is 31/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 10 is 90

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    27/18 = 27 × 5/18 × 5 = 135/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    16/10 = 16 × 9/10 × 9 = 144/90
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    135/90 + 144/90 = 135 + 144/90 = 279/90
  5. 279/90 simplified gives 31/10
  6. So, 27/18 + 16/10 = 31/10
    In mixed form: 31/10

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