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Add 56/45 and 7/40

1st number: 1 11/45, 2nd number: 7/40

56/45 + 7/40 is 511/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    56/45 = 56 × 8/45 × 8 = 448/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    7/40 = 7 × 9/40 × 9 = 63/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    448/360 + 63/360 = 448 + 63/360 = 511/360
  5. So, 56/45 + 7/40 = 511/360
    In mixed form: 1151/360

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