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Add 6/2 and 7/4

1st number: 3 0/2, 2nd number: 1 3/4

6/2 + 7/4 is 19/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 4 is 4
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 2 = 4,
    6/2 = 6 × 2/2 × 2 = 12/4
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 1 = 4,
    7/4 = 7 × 1/4 × 1 = 7/4
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/4 + 7/4 = 12 + 7/4 = 19/4
  5. In mixed form: 43/4

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