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Add 9/2 and 25/8

1st number: 4 1/2, 2nd number: 3 1/8

9/2 + 25/8 is 61/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 8 is 8
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 4 = 8,
    9/2 = 9 × 4/2 × 4 = 36/8
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 1 = 8,
    25/8 = 25 × 1/8 × 1 = 25/8
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/8 + 25/8 = 36 + 25/8 = 61/8
  5. So, 9/2 + 25/8 = 61/8
    In mixed form: 75/8

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