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Add 2/4 and 40/75

2/4 + 40/75 is 31/30.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 75 is 300
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 75 = 300,
    2/4 = 2 × 75/4 × 75 = 150/300
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 75 × 4 = 300,
    40/75 = 40 × 4/75 × 4 = 160/300
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/300 + 160/300 = 150 + 160/300 = 310/300
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 31/30
  6. In mixed form: 11/30

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