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Add 15/40 and 20/6

1st number: 15/40, 2nd number: 3 2/6

15/40 + 20/6 is 89/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 6 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    15/40 = 15 × 3/40 × 3 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    20/6 = 20 × 20/6 × 20 = 400/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 400/120 = 45 + 400/120 = 445/120
  5. 445/120 simplified gives 89/24
  6. So, 15/40 + 20/6 = 89/24
    In mixed form: 317/24

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