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Add 8/6 and 2/28

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

8/6 + 2/28 is 59/42.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    8/6 = 8 × 14/6 × 14 = 112/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    2/28 = 2 × 3/28 × 3 = 6/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/84 + 6/84 = 112 + 6/84 = 118/84
  5. 118/84 simplified gives 59/42
  6. So, 8/6 + 2/28 = 59/42
    In mixed form: 117/42

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