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Add 70/18 and 45/4

1st number: 3 16/18, 2nd number: 11 1/4

70/18 + 45/4 is 545/36.

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,
    70/18 = 70 × 2/18 × 2 = 140/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 9 = 36,
    45/4 = 45 × 9/4 × 9 = 405/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/36 + 405/36 = 140 + 405/36 = 545/36
  5. In mixed form: 155/36

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