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Add 8/28 and 7/5

1st number: 8/28, 2nd number: 1 2/5

8/28 + 7/5 is 59/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 5 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    8/28 = 8 × 5/28 × 5 = 40/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 28 = 140,
    7/5 = 7 × 28/5 × 28 = 196/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/140 + 196/140 = 40 + 196/140 = 236/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/35
  6. In mixed form: 124/35

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