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Add 35/18 and 72/28

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 2 16/28

35/18 + 72/28 is 569/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 28 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    35/18 = 35 × 14/18 × 14 = 490/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    72/28 = 72 × 9/28 × 9 = 648/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/252 + 648/252 = 490 + 648/252 = 1138/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 569/126
  6. In mixed form: 465/126

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