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Add 8/28 and 90/18

1st number: 8/28, 2nd number: 5 0/18

8/28 + 90/18 is 37/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 18 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    8/28 = 8 × 9/28 × 9 = 72/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    90/18 = 90 × 14/18 × 14 = 1260/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    72/252 + 1260/252 = 72 + 1260/252 = 1332/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/7
  6. In mixed form: 52/7

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