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Add 63/40 and 5/28

1st number: 1 23/40, 2nd number: 5/28

63/40 + 5/28 is 491/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 28 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    63/40 = 63 × 7/40 × 7 = 441/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,
    5/28 = 5 × 10/28 × 10 = 50/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    441/280 + 50/280 = 441 + 50/280 = 491/280
  5. In mixed form: 1211/280

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