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Add 27/98 and 45/40

1st number: 27/98, 2nd number: 1 5/40

27/98 + 45/40 is 549/392.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 98 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 98 × 20 = 1960,
    27/98 = 27 × 20/98 × 20 = 540/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    45/40 = 45 × 49/40 × 49 = 2205/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/1960 + 2205/1960 = 540 + 2205/1960 = 2745/1960
  5. 2745/1960 simplified gives 549/392
  6. So, 27/98 + 45/40 = 549/392
    In mixed form: 1157/392

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