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Add 3/5 and 18/32

3/5 + 18/32 is 93/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 32 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 32 = 160,
    3/5 = 3 × 32/5 × 32 = 96/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    18/32 = 18 × 5/32 × 5 = 90/160
  4. Add the two fractions:
    96/160 + 90/160 = 96 + 90/160 = 186/160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 93/80
  6. In mixed form: 113/80

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