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Add 63/28 and 9/8

1st number: 2 7/28, 2nd number: 1 1/8

63/28 + 9/8 is 27/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 2 = 56,
    63/28 = 63 × 2/28 × 2 = 126/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    9/8 = 9 × 7/8 × 7 = 63/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    126/56 + 63/56 = 126 + 63/56 = 189/56
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 27/8
  6. In mixed form: 33/8

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