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Add 27/18 and 40/14

1st number: 1 9/18, 2nd number: 2 12/14

27/18 + 40/14 is 61/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 14 is 126
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 7 = 126,
    27/18 = 27 × 7/18 × 7 = 189/126
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 9 = 126,
    40/14 = 40 × 9/14 × 9 = 360/126
  4. Add the two fractions:
    189/126 + 360/126 = 189 + 360/126 = 549/126
  5. 549/126 simplified gives 61/14
  6. So, 27/18 + 40/14 = 61/14
    In mixed form: 45/14

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