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Add 35/54 and 72/14

1st number: 35/54, 2nd number: 5 2/14

35/54 + 72/14 is 2189/378.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 54 and 14 is 378
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 54 × 7 = 378,
    35/54 = 35 × 7/54 × 7 = 245/378
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 27 = 378,
    72/14 = 72 × 27/14 × 27 = 1944/378
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/378 + 1944/378 = 245 + 1944/378 = 2189/378
  5. So, 35/54 + 72/14 = 2189/378
    In mixed form: 5299/378

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