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Add 2/28 and 21/8

1st number: 2/28, 2nd number: 2 5/8

2/28 + 21/8 is 151/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    2/28 = 2 × 2/28 × 2 = 4/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    21/8 = 21 × 7/8 × 7 = 147/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/56 + 147/56 = 4 + 147/56 = 151/56
  5. In mixed form: 239/56

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