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Add 28/2 and 2/21

1st number: 14 0/2, 2nd number: 2/21

28/2 + 2/21 is 296/21.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 21 is 42
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 21 = 42,
    28/2 = 28 × 21/2 × 21 = 588/42
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 2 = 42,
    2/21 = 2 × 2/21 × 2 = 4/42
  4. Add the two fractions:
    588/42 + 4/42 = 588 + 4/42 = 592/42
  5. 592/42 simplified gives 296/21
  6. So, 28/2 + 2/21 = 296/21
    In mixed form: 142/21

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