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Add 6/28 and 8/9

6/28 + 8/9 is 139/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    6/28 = 6 × 9/28 × 9 = 54/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    8/9 = 8 × 28/9 × 28 = 224/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/252 + 224/252 = 54 + 224/252 = 278/252
  5. 278/252 simplified gives 139/126
  6. So, 6/28 + 8/9 = 139/126
    In mixed form: 113/126

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