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Add 9/7 and 14/40

1st number: 1 2/7, 2nd number: 14/40

9/7 + 14/40 is 229/140.

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,
    9/7 = 9 × 40/7 × 40 = 360/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    14/40 = 14 × 7/40 × 7 = 98/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/280 + 98/280 = 360 + 98/280 = 458/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 229/140
  6. In mixed form: 189/140

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