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Add 3/14 and 81/7

1st number: 3/14, 2nd number: 11 4/7

3/14 + 81/7 is 165/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 7 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    3/14 = 3 × 1/14 × 1 = 3/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 2 = 14,
    81/7 = 81 × 2/7 × 2 = 162/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3/14 + 162/14 = 3 + 162/14 = 165/14
  5. In mixed form: 1111/14

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