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Add 18/28 and 5/4

1st number: 18/28, 2nd number: 1 1/4

18/28 + 5/4 is 53/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 4 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    18/28 = 18 × 1/28 × 1 = 18/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    5/4 = 5 × 7/4 × 7 = 35/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/28 + 35/28 = 18 + 35/28 = 53/28
  5. In mixed form: 125/28

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