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Add 45/2 and 1/14

1st number: 22 1/2, 2nd number: 1/14

45/2 + 1/14 is 158/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 14 is 14
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 7 = 14,
    45/2 = 45 × 7/2 × 7 = 315/14
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 1 = 14,
    1/14 = 1 × 1/14 × 1 = 1/14
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/14 + 1/14 = 315 + 1/14 = 316/14
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 158/7
  6. In mixed form: 224/7

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