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Add 54/9 and 42/36

1st number: 6 0/9, 2nd number: 1 6/36

54/9 + 42/36 is 43/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 4 = 36,
    54/9 = 54 × 4/9 × 4 = 216/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    42/36 = 42 × 1/36 × 1 = 42/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/36 + 42/36 = 216 + 42/36 = 258/36
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/6
  6. In mixed form: 71/6

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