# What is 17/9+22/18?

How much is 179 plus 2218. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 289
• 3 19
• 3.1111 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

179 + 2218 = 5618

1. ### Find common denominator by finding the Least Common Multiple(LCM)

Multiples of 9 are   9, 18 ....etc

Multiples of 18 are   18 ...etc

The LCM of 9 and 18 is 18. So, the common denominator of 179 and 2218 is 18. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 179 + 2218
• 17 * 29 * 2 + 22 * 118 * 1
• 3418 + 2218

• 3418 + 2218
• 34 + 2218
• 5618

Add the numerators and place the sum over the common denominator.

Simplify

• 5618
• 289
• 3 19
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 5618
• 56 ÷ 218 ÷ 2
• 289

The greatest common divisor of 56 and 18 is 2, the fraction 5618 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 289 to mixed number

• 289
• 3 19

28 divided by 9 is 3 with a remainder of 1