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Add 18/2 and 21/56

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 21/56

18/2 + 21/56 is 75/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 28 = 56,
    18/2 = 18 × 28/2 × 28 = 504/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    21/56 = 21 × 1/56 × 1 = 21/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/56 + 21/56 = 504 + 21/56 = 525/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 75/8
  6. In mixed form: 93/8

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