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Add 14/7 and 9/40

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

14/7 + 9/40 is 89/40.

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,
    14/7 = 14 × 40/7 × 40 = 560/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    9/40 = 9 × 7/40 × 7 = 63/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/280 + 63/280 = 560 + 63/280 = 623/280
  5. 623/280 simplified gives 89/40
  6. So, 14/7 + 9/40 = 89/40
    In mixed form: 29/40

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