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Add 18/3 and 20/40

1st number: 6 0/3, 2nd number: 20/40

18/3 + 20/40 is 13/2.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,
    18/3 = 18 × 40/3 × 40 = 720/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    20/40 = 20 × 3/40 × 3 = 60/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/120 + 60/120 = 720 + 60/120 = 780/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/2
  6. In mixed form: 61/2

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