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Add 30/28 and 5/9

1st number: 1 2/28, 2nd number: 5/9

30/28 + 5/9 is 205/126.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 9 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 9 = 252,
    30/28 = 30 × 9/28 × 9 = 270/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    5/9 = 5 × 28/9 × 28 = 140/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    270/252 + 140/252 = 270 + 140/252 = 410/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 205/126
  6. In mixed form: 179/126

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