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Add 40/20 and 3/32

1st number: 2 0/20, 2nd number: 3/32

40/20 + 3/32 is 67/32.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 32 is 160
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 8 = 160,
    40/20 = 40 × 8/20 × 8 = 320/160
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 32 × 5 = 160,
    3/32 = 3 × 5/32 × 5 = 15/160
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/160 + 15/160 = 320 + 15/160 = 335/160
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 67/32
  6. In mixed form: 23/32

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