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Add 54/3 and 30/8

1st number: 18 0/3, 2nd number: 3 6/8

54/3 + 30/8 is 87/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 8 is 24
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 8 = 24,
    54/3 = 54 × 8/3 × 8 = 432/24
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 3 = 24,
    30/8 = 30 × 3/8 × 3 = 90/24
  4. Add the two fractions:
    432/24 + 90/24 = 432 + 90/24 = 522/24
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 87/4
  6. In mixed form: 213/4

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