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Add 28/7 and 25/8

1st number: 4 0/7, 2nd number: 3 1/8

28/7 + 25/8 is 57/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    28/7 = 28 × 8/7 × 8 = 224/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    25/8 = 25 × 7/8 × 7 = 175/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    224/56 + 175/56 = 224 + 175/56 = 399/56
  5. 399/56 simplified gives 57/8
  6. So, 28/7 + 25/8 = 57/8
    In mixed form: 71/8

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