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Add 81/18 and 35/9

1st number: 4 9/18, 2nd number: 3 8/9

81/18 + 35/9 is 151/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 9 is 18
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 1 = 18,
    81/18 = 81 × 1/18 × 1 = 81/18
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 2 = 18,
    35/9 = 35 × 2/9 × 2 = 70/18
  4. Add the two fractions:
    81/18 + 70/18 = 81 + 70/18 = 151/18
  5. In mixed form: 87/18

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