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Add 40/3 and 9/56

1st number: 13 1/3, 2nd number: 9/56

40/3 + 9/56 is 2267/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 56 is 168
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 56 = 168,
    40/3 = 40 × 56/3 × 56 = 2240/168
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 3 = 168,
    9/56 = 9 × 3/56 × 3 = 27/168
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2240/168 + 27/168 = 2240 + 27/168 = 2267/168
  5. In mixed form: 1383/168

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