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Add 3/5 and 20/18

1st number: 3/5, 2nd number: 1 2/18

3/5 + 20/18 is 77/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 18 = 90,
    3/5 = 3 × 18/5 × 18 = 54/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    20/18 = 20 × 5/18 × 5 = 100/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/90 + 100/90 = 54 + 100/90 = 154/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/45
  6. In mixed form: 132/45

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