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Add 45/18 and 80/7

1st number: 2 9/18, 2nd number: 11 3/7

45/18 + 80/7 is 195/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 7 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    45/18 = 45 × 7/18 × 7 = 315/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    80/7 = 80 × 18/7 × 18 = 1440/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/126 + 1440/126 = 315 + 1440/126 = 1755/126
  5. 1755/126 simplified gives 195/14
  6. So, 45/18 + 80/7 = 195/14
    In mixed form: 1313/14

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