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Add 12/28 and 40/18

1st number: 12/28, 2nd number: 2 4/18

12/28 + 40/18 is 167/63.

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,
    12/28 = 12 × 9/28 × 9 = 108/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    40/18 = 40 × 14/18 × 14 = 560/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    108/252 + 560/252 = 108 + 560/252 = 668/252
  5. 668/252 simplified gives 167/63
  6. So, 12/28 + 40/18 = 167/63
    In mixed form: 241/63

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