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Add 28/16 and 75/18

1st number: 1 12/16, 2nd number: 4 3/18

28/16 + 75/18 is 71/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 18 is 144
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 9 = 144,
    28/16 = 28 × 9/16 × 9 = 252/144
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 8 = 144,
    75/18 = 75 × 8/18 × 8 = 600/144
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/144 + 600/144 = 252 + 600/144 = 852/144
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/12
  6. In mixed form: 511/12

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