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Add 3/18 and 1/5

3/18 + 1/5 is 11/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 5 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    3/18 = 3 × 5/18 × 5 = 15/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    1/5 = 1 × 18/5 × 18 = 18/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/90 + 18/90 = 15 + 18/90 = 33/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/30

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