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Add 27/9 and 30/18

1st number: 3 0/9, 2nd number: 1 12/18

27/9 + 30/18 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    27/9 = 27 × 2/9 × 2 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    30/18 = 30 × 1/18 × 1 = 30/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/18 + 30/18 = 54 + 30/18 = 84/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 14/3
  6. In mixed form: 42/3

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