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Add 5/36 and 20/54

5/36 + 20/54 is 55/108.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 36 and 54 is 108
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 36 × 3 = 108,
    5/36 = 5 × 3/36 × 3 = 15/108
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 2 = 108,
    20/54 = 20 × 2/54 × 2 = 40/108
  4. Add the two fractions:
    15/108 + 40/108 = 15 + 40/108 = 55/108

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