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Add 28/25 and 18/42

1st number: 1 3/25, 2nd number: 18/42

28/25 + 18/42 is 271/175.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 42 is 1050
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 42 = 1050,
    28/25 = 28 × 42/25 × 42 = 1176/1050
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 25 = 1050,
    18/42 = 18 × 25/42 × 25 = 450/1050
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1176/1050 + 450/1050 = 1176 + 450/1050 = 1626/1050
  5. 1626/1050 simplified gives 271/175
  6. So, 28/25 + 18/42 = 271/175
    In mixed form: 196/175

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