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Add 48/10 and 20/18

1st number: 4 8/10, 2nd number: 1 2/18

48/10 + 20/18 is 266/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 9 = 90,
    48/10 = 48 × 9/10 × 9 = 432/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    20/18 = 20 × 5/18 × 5 = 100/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/90 + 100/90 = 432 + 100/90 = 532/90
  5. 532/90 simplified gives 266/45
  6. So, 48/10 + 20/18 = 266/45
    In mixed form: 541/45

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