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Add 54/3 and 14/30

1st number: 18 0/3, 2nd number: 14/30

54/3 + 14/30 is 277/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 10 = 30,
    54/3 = 54 × 10/3 × 10 = 540/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    14/30 = 14 × 1/30 × 1 = 14/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/30 + 14/30 = 540 + 14/30 = 554/30
  5. 554/30 simplified gives 277/15
  6. So, 54/3 + 14/30 = 277/15
    In mixed form: 187/15

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