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Add 27/18 and 30/54

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 30/54

27/18 + 30/54 is 37/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    27/18 = 27 × 3/18 × 3 = 81/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    30/54 = 30 × 1/54 × 1 = 30/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/54 + 30/54 = 81 + 30/54 = 111/54
  5. 111/54 simplified gives 37/18
  6. So, 27/18 + 30/54 = 37/18
    In mixed form: 21/18

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