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Add 2/4 and 18/16

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 1 2/16

2/4 + 18/16 is 13/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 16 is 16
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 4 = 16,
    2/4 = 2 × 4/4 × 4 = 8/16
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 1 = 16,
    18/16 = 18 × 1/16 × 1 = 18/16
  4. Add the two fractions:
    8/16 + 18/16 = 8 + 18/16 = 26/16
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/8
  6. In mixed form: 15/8

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