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Add 6/2 and 45/9

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 5 0/9

6/2 + 45/9 is 8/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 9 = 18,
    6/2 = 6 × 9/2 × 9 = 54/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    45/9 = 45 × 2/9 × 2 = 90/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/18 + 90/18 = 54 + 90/18 = 144/18
  5. 144/18 simplified gives 8/1
  6. So, 6/2 + 45/9 = 8/1

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