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Add 1/28 and 8/3

1st number: 1/28, 2nd number: 2 2/3

1/28 + 8/3 is 227/84.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 3 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    1/28 = 1 × 3/28 × 3 = 3/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    8/3 = 8 × 28/3 × 28 = 224/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/84 + 224/84 = 3 + 224/84 = 227/84
  5. So, 1/28 + 8/3 = 227/84
    In mixed form: 259/84

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