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Add 20/3 and 25/40

1st number: 6 2/3, 2nd number: 25/40

20/3 + 25/40 is 175/24.

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,
    20/3 = 20 × 40/3 × 40 = 800/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    25/40 = 25 × 3/40 × 3 = 75/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/120 + 75/120 = 800 + 75/120 = 875/120
  5. 875/120 simplified gives 175/24
  6. So, 20/3 + 25/40 = 175/24
    In mixed form: 77/24

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