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Add 18/28 and 5/48

18/28 + 5/48 is 251/336.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 12 = 336,
    18/28 = 18 × 12/28 × 12 = 216/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    5/48 = 5 × 7/48 × 7 = 35/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    216/336 + 35/336 = 216 + 35/336 = 251/336
  5. So, 18/28 + 5/48 = 251/336

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