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Add 12/28 and 40/27

1st number: 12/28, 2nd number: 1 13/27

12/28 + 40/27 is 361/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 27 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 27 = 756,
    12/28 = 12 × 27/28 × 27 = 324/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 28 = 756,
    40/27 = 40 × 28/27 × 28 = 1120/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    324/756 + 1120/756 = 324 + 1120/756 = 1444/756
  5. 1444/756 simplified gives 361/189
  6. So, 12/28 + 40/27 = 361/189
    In mixed form: 1172/189

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