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Add 49/18 and 20/45

1st number: 2 13/18, 2nd number: 20/45

49/18 + 20/45 is 19/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 45 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    49/18 = 49 × 5/18 × 5 = 245/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 2 = 90,
    20/45 = 20 × 2/45 × 2 = 40/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/90 + 40/90 = 245 + 40/90 = 285/90
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 19/6
  6. In mixed form: 31/6

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