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Add 10/18 and 25/8

1st number: 10/18, 2nd number: 3 1/8

10/18 + 25/8 is 265/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 8 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    10/18 = 10 × 4/18 × 4 = 40/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    25/8 = 25 × 9/8 × 9 = 225/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/72 + 225/72 = 40 + 225/72 = 265/72
  5. So, 10/18 + 25/8 = 265/72
    In mixed form: 349/72

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