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Add 42/18 and 9/6

1st number: 2 6/18, 2nd number: 1 3/6

42/18 + 9/6 is 23/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 6 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    42/18 = 42 × 1/18 × 1 = 42/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 3 = 18,
    9/6 = 9 × 3/6 × 3 = 27/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    42/18 + 27/18 = 42 + 27/18 = 69/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 23/6
  6. In mixed form: 35/6

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