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Add 28/56 and 25/18

1st number: 28/56, 2nd number: 1 7/18

28/56 + 25/18 is 17/9.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 18 is 504
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 9 = 504,
    28/56 = 28 × 9/56 × 9 = 252/504
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 28 = 504,
    25/18 = 25 × 28/18 × 28 = 700/504
  4. Add the two fractions:
    252/504 + 700/504 = 252 + 700/504 = 952/504
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/9
  6. In mixed form: 18/9

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