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Add 25/18 and 42/28

1st number: 1 7/18, 2nd number: 1 14/28

25/18 + 42/28 is 26/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    25/18 = 25 × 14/18 × 14 = 350/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    42/28 = 42 × 9/28 × 9 = 378/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    350/252 + 378/252 = 350 + 378/252 = 728/252
  5. 728/252 simplified gives 26/9
  6. So, 25/18 + 42/28 = 26/9
    In mixed form: 28/9

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