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Add 3/6 and 5/45

3/6 + 5/45 is 11/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 15 = 90,
    3/6 = 3 × 15/6 × 15 = 45/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    5/45 = 5 × 2/45 × 2 = 10/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/90 + 10/90 = 45 + 10/90 = 55/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/18

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