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Add 28/60 and 1/7

28/60 + 1/7 is 64/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 60 and 7 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    28/60 = 28 × 7/60 × 7 = 196/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 60 = 420,
    1/7 = 1 × 60/7 × 60 = 60/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    196/420 + 60/420 = 196 + 60/420 = 256/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 64/105

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