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Add 28/9 and 15/72

1st number: 3 1/9, 2nd number: 15/72

28/9 + 15/72 is 239/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 72 is 72
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 8 = 72,
    28/9 = 28 × 8/9 × 8 = 224/72
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 72 × 1 = 72,
    15/72 = 15 × 1/72 × 1 = 15/72
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/72 + 15/72 = 224 + 15/72 = 239/72
  5. So, 28/9 + 15/72 = 239/72
    In mixed form: 323/72

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