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Add 54/8 and 18/28

1st number: 6 6/8, 2nd number: 18/28

54/8 + 18/28 is 207/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 28 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    54/8 = 54 × 7/8 × 7 = 378/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    18/28 = 18 × 2/28 × 2 = 36/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/56 + 36/56 = 378 + 36/56 = 414/56
  5. 414/56 simplified gives 207/28
  6. So, 54/8 + 18/28 = 207/28
    In mixed form: 711/28

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