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Add 18/28 and 5/72

18/28 + 5/72 is 359/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 72 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 18 = 504,
    18/28 = 18 × 18/28 × 18 = 324/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 7 = 504,
    5/72 = 5 × 7/72 × 7 = 35/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/504 + 35/504 = 324 + 35/504 = 359/504
  5. So, 18/28 + 5/72 = 359/504

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