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Add 5/2 and 1/28

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

5/2 + 1/28 is 71/28.

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,
    5/2 = 5 × 14/2 × 14 = 70/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    1/28 = 1 × 1/28 × 1 = 1/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    70/28 + 1/28 = 70 + 1/28 = 71/28
  5. In mixed form: 215/28

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