Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 3/6 and 1/18

3/6 + 1/18 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    3/6 = 3 × 3/6 × 3 = 9/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    1/18 = 1 × 1/18 × 1 = 1/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/18 + 1/18 = 9 + 1/18 = 10/18
  5. 10/18 simplified gives 5/9
  6. So, 3/6 + 1/18 = 5/9

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com