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Add 63/40 and 72/98

1st number: 1 23/40, 2nd number: 72/98

63/40 + 72/98 is 4527/1960.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 98 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    63/40 = 63 × 49/40 × 49 = 3087/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 98 × 20 = 1960,
    72/98 = 72 × 20/98 × 20 = 1440/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    3087/1960 + 1440/1960 = 3087 + 1440/1960 = 4527/1960
  5. In mixed form: 2607/1960

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