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Add 12/49 and 1/40

12/49 + 1/40 is 529/1960.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    12/49 = 12 × 40/49 × 40 = 480/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    1/40 = 1 × 49/40 × 49 = 49/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/1960 + 49/1960 = 480 + 49/1960 = 529/1960

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