# What is 18/25+24/3?

How much is 1825 plus 243. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 21825
• 8 1825
• 8.72

## Step by step solution

1825 + 243 = 65475

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

Multiples of 25 are   25, 50, 75 ....etc

Multiples of 3 are   3, 6, 9, 12, 15, 18, 21, 24, ..., 75 ...etc

The LCM of 25 and 3 is 75. So, the common denominator of 1825 and 243 is 75. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 1825 + 243
• 18 * 325 * 3 + 24 * 253 * 25
• 5475 + 60075

• 5475 + 60075
• 54 + 60075
• 65475

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

Simplify

• 65475
• 21825
• 8 1825
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 65475
• 654 ÷ 375 ÷ 3
• 21825

The greatest common divisor of 654 and 75 is 3, the fraction 65475 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 3.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 21825 to mixed number

• 21825
• 8 1825

218 divided by 25 is 8 with a remainder of 18