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Add 20/7 and 25/40

1st number: 2 6/7, 2nd number: 25/40

20/7 + 25/40 is 195/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    20/7 = 20 × 40/7 × 40 = 800/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    25/40 = 25 × 7/40 × 7 = 175/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/280 + 175/280 = 800 + 175/280 = 975/280
  5. 975/280 simplified gives 195/56
  6. So, 20/7 + 25/40 = 195/56
    In mixed form: 327/56

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