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Add 54/30 and 2/18

1st number: 1 24/30, 2nd number: 2/18

54/30 + 2/18 is 86/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 18 is 90
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 3 = 90,
    54/30 = 54 × 3/30 × 3 = 162/90
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 5 = 90,
    2/18 = 2 × 5/18 × 5 = 10/90
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/90 + 10/90 = 162 + 10/90 = 172/90
  5. 172/90 simplified gives 86/45
  6. So, 54/30 + 2/18 = 86/45
    In mixed form: 141/45

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