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Add 18/16 and 18/28

1st number: 1 2/16, 2nd number: 18/28

18/16 + 18/28 is 99/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 28 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    18/16 = 18 × 7/16 × 7 = 126/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 4 = 112,
    18/28 = 18 × 4/28 × 4 = 72/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/112 + 72/112 = 126 + 72/112 = 198/112
  5. 198/112 simplified gives 99/56
  6. So, 18/16 + 18/28 = 99/56
    In mixed form: 143/56

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