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Add 54/18 and 35/9

1st number: 3 0/18, 2nd number: 3 8/9

54/18 + 35/9 is 62/9.

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,
    54/18 = 54 × 1/18 × 1 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    35/9 = 35 × 2/9 × 2 = 70/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/18 + 70/18 = 54 + 70/18 = 124/18
  5. 124/18 simplified gives 62/9
  6. So, 54/18 + 35/9 = 62/9
    In mixed form: 68/9

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