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Add 36/28 and 21/60

1st number: 1 8/28, 2nd number: 21/60

36/28 + 21/60 is 229/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 60 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 15 = 420,
    36/28 = 36 × 15/28 × 15 = 540/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 60 × 7 = 420,
    21/60 = 21 × 7/60 × 7 = 147/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    540/420 + 147/420 = 540 + 147/420 = 687/420
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/140
  6. In mixed form: 189/140

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