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Add 30/63 and 40/18

1st number: 30/63, 2nd number: 2 4/18

30/63 + 40/18 is 170/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 63 and 18 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 63 × 2 = 126,
    30/63 = 30 × 2/63 × 2 = 60/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    40/18 = 40 × 7/18 × 7 = 280/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/126 + 280/126 = 60 + 280/126 = 340/126
  5. 340/126 simplified gives 170/63
  6. So, 30/63 + 40/18 = 170/63
    In mixed form: 244/63

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