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Add 18/7 and 2/56

1st number: 2 4/7, 2nd number: 2/56

18/7 + 2/56 is 73/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 56 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    18/7 = 18 × 8/7 × 8 = 144/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 1 = 56,
    2/56 = 2 × 1/56 × 1 = 2/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    144/56 + 2/56 = 144 + 2/56 = 146/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 73/28
  6. In mixed form: 217/28

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