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Add 15/8 and 25/18

1st number: 1 7/8, 2nd number: 1 7/18

15/8 + 25/18 is 235/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 18 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 9 = 72,
    15/8 = 15 × 9/8 × 9 = 135/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 4 = 72,
    25/18 = 25 × 4/18 × 4 = 100/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    135/72 + 100/72 = 135 + 100/72 = 235/72
  5. In mixed form: 319/72

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