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Add 18/2 and 7/56

1st number: 9 0/2, 2nd number: 7/56

18/2 + 7/56 is 73/8.

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,
    7/56 = 7 × 1/56 × 1 = 7/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    504/56 + 7/56 = 504 + 7/56 = 511/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/8
  6. In mixed form: 91/8

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