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Add 18/14 and 6/80

1st number: 1 4/14, 2nd number: 6/80

18/14 + 6/80 is 381/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 80 is 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 40 = 560,
    18/14 = 18 × 40/14 × 40 = 720/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    6/80 = 6 × 7/80 × 7 = 42/560
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/560 + 42/560 = 720 + 42/560 = 762/560
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 381/280
  6. In mixed form: 1101/280

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