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Add 40/14 and 2/20

1st number: 2 12/14, 2nd number: 2/20

40/14 + 2/20 is 207/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 10 = 140,
    40/14 = 40 × 10/14 × 10 = 400/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    2/20 = 2 × 7/20 × 7 = 14/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/140 + 14/140 = 400 + 14/140 = 414/140
  5. 414/140 simplified gives 207/70
  6. So, 40/14 + 2/20 = 207/70
    In mixed form: 267/70

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