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Add 20/14 and 1/40

1st number: 1 6/14, 2nd number: 1/40

20/14 + 1/40 is 407/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    20/14 = 20 × 20/14 × 20 = 400/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    1/40 = 1 × 7/40 × 7 = 7/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/280 + 7/280 = 400 + 7/280 = 407/280
  5. In mixed form: 1127/280

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