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Add 18/40 and 7/4

1st number: 18/40, 2nd number: 1 3/4

18/40 + 7/4 is 11/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 4 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    18/40 = 18 × 1/40 × 1 = 18/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    7/4 = 7 × 10/4 × 10 = 70/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/40 + 70/40 = 18 + 70/40 = 88/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/5
  6. In mixed form: 21/5

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