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Add 27/18 and 18/63

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 18/63

27/18 + 18/63 is 25/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 63 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 63 × 2 = 126,
    18/63 = 18 × 2/63 × 2 = 36/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/126 + 36/126 = 189 + 36/126 = 225/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/14
  6. In mixed form: 111/14

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