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Add 81/18 and 6/36

1st number: 4 9/18, 2nd number: 6/36

81/18 + 6/36 is 14/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 36 is 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 2 = 36,
    81/18 = 81 × 2/18 × 2 = 162/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    6/36 = 6 × 1/36 × 1 = 6/36
  4. Add the two fractions:
    162/36 + 6/36 = 162 + 6/36 = 168/36
  5. 168/36 simplified gives 14/3
  6. So, 81/18 + 6/36 = 14/3
    In mixed form: 42/3

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