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Add 49/3 and 18/28

1st number: 16 1/3, 2nd number: 18/28

49/3 + 18/28 is 713/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    49/3 = 49 × 28/3 × 28 = 1372/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    18/28 = 18 × 3/28 × 3 = 54/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1372/84 + 54/84 = 1372 + 54/84 = 1426/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 713/42
  6. In mixed form: 1641/42

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