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Add 30/20 and 25/40

1st number: 1 10/20, 2nd number: 25/40

30/20 + 25/40 is 17/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    30/20 = 30 × 2/20 × 2 = 60/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    25/40 = 25 × 1/40 × 1 = 25/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/40 + 25/40 = 60 + 25/40 = 85/40
  5. 85/40 simplified gives 17/8
  6. So, 30/20 + 25/40 = 17/8
    In mixed form: 21/8

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