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Add 18/9 and 14/40

1st number: 2 0/9, 2nd number: 14/40

18/9 + 14/40 is 47/20.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    18/9 = 18 × 40/9 × 40 = 720/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    14/40 = 14 × 9/40 × 9 = 126/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/360 + 126/360 = 720 + 126/360 = 846/360
  5. 846/360 simplified gives 47/20
  6. So, 18/9 + 14/40 = 47/20
    In mixed form: 27/20

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