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Add 28/14 and 7/40

1st number: 2 0/14, 2nd number: 7/40

28/14 + 7/40 is 87/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    28/14 = 28 × 20/14 × 20 = 560/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    7/40 = 7 × 7/40 × 7 = 49/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/280 + 49/280 = 560 + 49/280 = 609/280
  5. 609/280 simplified gives 87/40
  6. So, 28/14 + 7/40 = 87/40
    In mixed form: 27/40

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