# What is 18/4+12/23?

How much is 184 plus 1223. Step by step solution expressed as a proper or improper fraction, mixed number and decimal form.

• 23146
• 5 146
• 5.0217 (rounded to 4 decimals)

## Step by step solution

184 + 1223 = 46292

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

Multiples of 4 are   4, 8, 12, 16, 20, 24, 28, 32, ..., 92 ....etc

Multiples of 23 are   23, 46, 69, 92 ...etc

The LCM of 4 and 23 is 92. So, the common denominator of 184 and 1223 is 92. Now change the fractions into equivalent fractions with common denominator

• 184 + 1223
• 18 * 234 * 23 + 12 * 423 * 4
• 41492 + 4892

• 41492 + 4892
• 414 + 4892
• 46292

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

Simplify

• 46292
• 23146
• 5 146
1. ### Reduce fraction to its lowest terms

• 46292
• 462 ÷ 292 ÷ 2
• 23146

The greatest common divisor of 462 and 92 is 2, the fraction 46292 can be simplified or reduced to lowest terms by dividing the numerator and denominator by 2.

2. ### Convert improper fraction 23146 to mixed number

• 23146
• 5 146

231 divided by 46 is 5 with a remainder of 1