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Add 8/20 and 15/18

8/20 + 15/18 is 37/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 18 is 180
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 9 = 180,
    8/20 = 8 × 9/20 × 9 = 72/180
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 10 = 180,
    15/18 = 15 × 10/18 × 10 = 150/180
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/180 + 150/180 = 72 + 150/180 = 222/180
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/30
  6. In mixed form: 17/30

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