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Add 40/28 and 1/7

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 1/7

40/28 + 1/7 is 11/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 1 = 28,
    40/28 = 40 × 1/28 × 1 = 40/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    1/7 = 1 × 4/7 × 4 = 4/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/28 + 4/28 = 40 + 4/28 = 44/28
  5. 44/28 simplified gives 11/7
  6. So, 40/28 + 1/7 = 11/7
    In mixed form: 14/7

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