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Add 35/18 and 8/7

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 1 1/7

35/18 + 8/7 is 389/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 7 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    35/18 = 35 × 7/18 × 7 = 245/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 18 = 126,
    8/7 = 8 × 18/7 × 18 = 144/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/126 + 144/126 = 245 + 144/126 = 389/126
  5. In mixed form: 311/126

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