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Add 63/7 and 72/40

1st number: 9 0/7, 2nd number: 1 32/40

63/7 + 72/40 is 54/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    63/7 = 63 × 40/7 × 40 = 2520/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    72/40 = 72 × 7/40 × 7 = 504/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2520/280 + 504/280 = 2520 + 504/280 = 3024/280
  5. 3024/280 simplified gives 54/5
  6. So, 63/7 + 72/40 = 54/5
    In mixed form: 104/5

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