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Add 40/48 and 12/45

40/48 + 12/45 is 11/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 45 is 720
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 15 = 720,
    40/48 = 40 × 15/48 × 15 = 600/720
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 16 = 720,
    12/45 = 12 × 16/45 × 16 = 192/720
  4. Add the two fractions:
    600/720 + 192/720 = 600 + 192/720 = 792/720
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/10
  6. In mixed form: 11/10

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