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Add 40/14 and 28/81

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 28/81

40/14 + 28/81 is 1816/567.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 81 is 1134
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 81 = 1134,
    40/14 = 40 × 81/14 × 81 = 3240/1134
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 81 × 14 = 1134,
    28/81 = 28 × 14/81 × 14 = 392/1134
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3240/1134 + 392/1134 = 3240 + 392/1134 = 3632/1134
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 1816/567
  6. In mixed form: 3115/567

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