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Add 20/7 and 75/8

1st number: 2 6/7, 2nd number: 9 3/8

20/7 + 75/8 is 685/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 8 is 56
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 8 = 56,
    20/7 = 20 × 8/7 × 8 = 160/56
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 7 = 56,
    75/8 = 75 × 7/8 × 7 = 525/56
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/56 + 525/56 = 160 + 525/56 = 685/56
  5. So, 20/7 + 75/8 = 685/56
    In mixed form: 1213/56

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