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Add 5/3 and 4/18

1st number: 1 2/3, 2nd number: 4/18

5/3 + 4/18 is 17/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 18 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 6 = 18,
    5/3 = 5 × 6/3 × 6 = 30/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    4/18 = 4 × 1/18 × 1 = 4/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/18 + 4/18 = 30 + 4/18 = 34/18
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/9
  6. In mixed form: 18/9

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