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Add 2/28 and 16/5

1st number: 2/28, 2nd number: 3 1/5

2/28 + 16/5 is 229/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    2/28 = 2 × 5/28 × 5 = 10/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    16/5 = 16 × 28/5 × 28 = 448/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/140 + 448/140 = 10 + 448/140 = 458/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/70
  6. In mixed form: 319/70

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