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Add 5/18 and 4/9

5/18 + 4/9 is 13/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    5/18 = 5 × 1/18 × 1 = 5/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    4/9 = 4 × 2/9 × 2 = 8/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    5/18 + 8/18 = 5 + 8/18 = 13/18

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