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Add 36/21 and 2/40

1st number: 1 15/21, 2nd number: 2/40

36/21 + 2/40 is 247/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 21 and 40 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 21 × 40 = 840,
    36/21 = 36 × 40/21 × 40 = 1440/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    2/40 = 2 × 21/40 × 21 = 42/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1440/840 + 42/840 = 1440 + 42/840 = 1482/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 247/140
  6. In mixed form: 1107/140

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