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Add 3/36 and 1/5

3/36 + 1/5 is 17/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 5 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 5 = 180,
    3/36 = 3 × 5/36 × 5 = 15/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 36 = 180,
    1/5 = 1 × 36/5 × 36 = 36/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/180 + 36/180 = 15 + 36/180 = 51/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/60

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