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Add 12/16 and 25/18

1st number: 12/16, 2nd number: 1 7/18

12/16 + 25/18 is 77/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    12/16 = 12 × 9/16 × 9 = 108/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    25/18 = 25 × 8/18 × 8 = 200/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/144 + 200/144 = 108 + 200/144 = 308/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 77/36
  6. In mixed form: 25/36

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