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Add 49/18 and 18/21

1st number: 2 13/18, 2nd number: 18/21

49/18 + 18/21 is 451/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 21 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    49/18 = 49 × 7/18 × 7 = 343/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 6 = 126,
    18/21 = 18 × 6/21 × 6 = 108/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    343/126 + 108/126 = 343 + 108/126 = 451/126
  5. So, 49/18 + 18/21 = 451/126
    In mixed form: 373/126

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