Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 4/18 and 3/9

4/18 + 3/9 is 5/9.

Steps for adding fractions

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