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Add 15/2 and 20/28

1st number: 7 1/2, 2nd number: 20/28

15/2 + 20/28 is 115/14.

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,
    15/2 = 15 × 14/2 × 14 = 210/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    20/28 = 20 × 1/28 × 1 = 20/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/28 + 20/28 = 210 + 20/28 = 230/28
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 115/14
  6. In mixed form: 83/14

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