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Add 14/20 and 28/35

14/20 + 28/35 is 3/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    14/20 = 14 × 7/20 × 7 = 98/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    28/35 = 28 × 4/35 × 4 = 112/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    98/140 + 112/140 = 98 + 112/140 = 210/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/2
  6. In mixed form: 11/2

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