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Add 4/75 and 18/5

1st number: 4/75, 2nd number: 3 3/5

4/75 + 18/5 is 274/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 75 and 5 is 75
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 75 × 1 = 75,
    4/75 = 4 × 1/75 × 1 = 4/75
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 15 = 75,
    18/5 = 18 × 15/5 × 15 = 270/75
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/75 + 270/75 = 4 + 270/75 = 274/75
  5. In mixed form: 349/75

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