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Add 40/3 and 63/28

1st number: 13 1/3, 2nd number: 2 7/28

40/3 + 63/28 is 187/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 28 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 28 = 84,
    40/3 = 40 × 28/3 × 28 = 1120/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 3 = 84,
    63/28 = 63 × 3/28 × 3 = 189/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1120/84 + 189/84 = 1120 + 189/84 = 1309/84
  5. 1309/84 simplified gives 187/12
  6. So, 40/3 + 63/28 = 187/12
    In mixed form: 157/12

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