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Add 36/14 and 16/9

1st number: 2 8/14, 2nd number: 1 7/9

36/14 + 16/9 is 274/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 9 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    36/14 = 36 × 9/14 × 9 = 324/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 14 = 126,
    16/9 = 16 × 14/9 × 14 = 224/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/126 + 224/126 = 324 + 224/126 = 548/126
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 274/63
  6. In mixed form: 422/63

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