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Add 25/16 and 10/72

1st number: 1 9/16, 2nd number: 10/72

25/16 + 10/72 is 245/144.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 72 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    25/16 = 25 × 9/16 × 9 = 225/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 2 = 144,
    10/72 = 10 × 2/72 × 2 = 20/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/144 + 20/144 = 225 + 20/144 = 245/144
  5. So, 25/16 + 10/72 = 245/144
    In mixed form: 1101/144

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