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Add 40/20 and 1/7

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 1/7

40/20 + 1/7 is 15/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 7 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    40/20 = 40 × 7/20 × 7 = 280/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 20 = 140,
    1/7 = 1 × 20/7 × 20 = 20/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/140 + 20/140 = 280 + 20/140 = 300/140
  5. 300/140 simplified gives 15/7
  6. So, 40/20 + 1/7 = 15/7
    In mixed form: 21/7

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