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Add 3/2 and 28/49

1st number: 1 1/2, 2nd number: 28/49

3/2 + 28/49 is 29/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 49 is 98
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 49 = 98,
    3/2 = 3 × 49/2 × 49 = 147/98
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 49 × 2 = 98,
    28/49 = 28 × 2/49 × 2 = 56/98
  4. Add the two fractions:
    147/98 + 56/98 = 147 + 56/98 = 203/98
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 29/14
  6. In mixed form: 21/14

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