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Add 10/2 and 18/28

1st number: 5 0/2, 2nd number: 18/28

10/2 + 18/28 is 79/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    10/2 = 10 × 14/2 × 14 = 140/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    18/28 = 18 × 1/28 × 1 = 18/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/28 + 18/28 = 140 + 18/28 = 158/28
  5. 158/28 simplified gives 79/14
  6. So, 10/2 + 18/28 = 79/14
    In mixed form: 59/14

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