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Add 9/3 and 54/36

1st number: 3 0/3, 2nd number: 1 18/36

9/3 + 54/36 is 9/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 36 is 36

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 36
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 12 = 36,
    9/3 = 9 × 12/3 × 12 = 108/36
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 36 × 1 = 36,
    54/36 = 54 × 1/36 × 1 = 54/36
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    108/36 + 54/36 = 108 + 54/36 = 162/36
  5. 162/36 simplified gives 9/2
  6. So, 9/3 + 54/36 = 9/2
    In mixed form: 41/2

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