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Add 4/49 and 25/40

4/49 + 25/40 is 277/392.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 49 and 40 is 1960
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 49 × 40 = 1960,
    4/49 = 4 × 40/49 × 40 = 160/1960
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 49 = 1960,
    25/40 = 25 × 49/40 × 49 = 1225/1960
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/1960 + 1225/1960 = 160 + 1225/1960 = 1385/1960
  5. 1385/1960 simplified gives 277/392
  6. So, 4/49 + 25/40 = 277/392

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