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Add 60/18 and 90/4

1st number: 3 6/18, 2nd number: 22 2/4

60/18 + 90/4 is 155/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 4 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    60/18 = 60 × 2/18 × 2 = 120/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    90/4 = 90 × 9/4 × 9 = 810/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    120/36 + 810/36 = 120 + 810/36 = 930/36
  5. 930/36 simplified gives 155/6
  6. So, 60/18 + 90/4 = 155/6
    In mixed form: 255/6

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