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Add 35/2 and 12/28

1st number: 17 1/2, 2nd number: 12/28

35/2 + 12/28 is 251/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 28 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 14 = 28,
    35/2 = 35 × 14/2 × 14 = 490/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    12/28 = 12 × 1/28 × 1 = 12/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    490/28 + 12/28 = 490 + 12/28 = 502/28
  5. 502/28 simplified gives 251/14
  6. So, 35/2 + 12/28 = 251/14
    In mixed form: 1713/14

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