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Add 4/40 and 25/9

1st number: 4/40, 2nd number: 2 7/9

4/40 + 25/9 is 259/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 9 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    4/40 = 4 × 9/40 × 9 = 36/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    25/9 = 25 × 40/9 × 40 = 1000/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    36/360 + 1000/360 = 36 + 1000/360 = 1036/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 259/90
  6. In mixed form: 279/90

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