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Add 8/14 and 1/16

8/14 + 1/16 is 71/112.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 16 is 112
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 8 = 112,
    8/14 = 8 × 8/14 × 8 = 64/112
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 16 × 7 = 112,
    1/16 = 1 × 7/16 × 7 = 7/112
  4. Add the two fractions:
    64/112 + 7/112 = 64 + 7/112 = 71/112

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