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Add 45/15 and 6/54

1st number: 3 0/15, 2nd number: 6/54

45/15 + 6/54 is 28/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 15 and 54 is 270
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 15 × 18 = 270,
    45/15 = 45 × 18/15 × 18 = 810/270
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 5 = 270,
    6/54 = 6 × 5/54 × 5 = 30/270
  4. Add the two fractions:
    810/270 + 30/270 = 810 + 30/270 = 840/270
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 28/9
  6. In mixed form: 31/9

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