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Add 16/25 and 40/24

1st number: 16/25, 2nd number: 1 16/24

16/25 + 40/24 is 173/75.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 24 is 600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 24 = 600,
    16/25 = 16 × 24/25 × 24 = 384/600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 24 × 25 = 600,
    40/24 = 40 × 25/24 × 25 = 1000/600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/600 + 1000/600 = 384 + 1000/600 = 1384/600
  5. 1384/600 simplified gives 173/75
  6. So, 16/25 + 40/24 = 173/75
    In mixed form: 223/75

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