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Add 10/2 and 1/7

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 1/7

10/2 + 1/7 is 36/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    10/2 = 10 × 7/2 × 7 = 70/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    1/7 = 1 × 2/7 × 2 = 2/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/14 + 2/14 = 70 + 2/14 = 72/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 36/7
  6. In mixed form: 51/7

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