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Add 40/84 and 28/27

1st number: 40/84, 2nd number: 1 1/27

40/84 + 28/27 is 286/189.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 27 is 756
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 9 = 756,
    40/84 = 40 × 9/84 × 9 = 360/756
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 28 = 756,
    28/27 = 28 × 28/27 × 28 = 784/756
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/756 + 784/756 = 360 + 784/756 = 1144/756
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 286/189
  6. In mixed form: 197/189

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