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Add 40/28 and 1/9

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 1/9

40/28 + 1/9 is 97/63.

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,
    40/28 = 40 × 9/28 × 9 = 360/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 28 = 252,
    1/9 = 1 × 28/9 × 28 = 28/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/252 + 28/252 = 360 + 28/252 = 388/252
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/63
  6. In mixed form: 134/63

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