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Add 5/18 and 84/54

1st number: 5/18, 2nd number: 1 30/54

5/18 + 84/54 is 11/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 54 is 54
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 3 = 54,
    5/18 = 5 × 3/18 × 3 = 15/54
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 1 = 54,
    84/54 = 84 × 1/54 × 1 = 84/54
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/54 + 84/54 = 15 + 84/54 = 99/54
  5. 99/54 simplified gives 11/6
  6. So, 5/18 + 84/54 = 11/6
    In mixed form: 15/6

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