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Add 8/7 and 1/48

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 1/48

8/7 + 1/48 is 391/336.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 48 is 336
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 48 = 336,
    8/7 = 8 × 48/7 × 48 = 384/336
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 48 × 7 = 336,
    1/48 = 1 × 7/48 × 7 = 7/336
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/336 + 7/336 = 384 + 7/336 = 391/336
  5. In mixed form: 155/336

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