Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

1^{st} number: 2 1/2, 2^{nd} number: 1/3

52 + 13 is 176.

- Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:

LCM of 2 and 3 is**6**

Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 6 - For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 3 = 6,

52 = 5 × 32 × 3 = 156 - Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 3 × 2 = 6,

13 = 1 × 23 × 2 = 26 - Add the two like fractions:

156 + 26 = 15 + 26 = 176 - So, 5/2 + 1/3 = 17/6

In mixed form: 256

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:

Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related: ^{10}/_{2}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{2}/_{3} ^{5}/_{4}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{1}/_{6} ^{15}/_{2}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{6}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{1}/_{9} ^{25}/_{2}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{5}/_{3} ^{5}/_{10}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{1}/_{15} ^{35}/_{2}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{7}/_{3} ^{5}/_{14}+^{1}/_{3} ^{5}/_{2}+^{1}/_{21}

© everydaycalculation.com