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Add 40/50 and 45/64

40/50 + 45/64 is 481/320.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 50 and 64 is 1600
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 50 × 32 = 1600,
    40/50 = 40 × 32/50 × 32 = 1280/1600
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 64 × 25 = 1600,
    45/64 = 45 × 25/64 × 25 = 1125/1600
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1280/1600 + 1125/1600 = 1280 + 1125/1600 = 2405/1600
  5. 2405/1600 simplified gives 481/320
  6. So, 40/50 + 45/64 = 481/320
    In mixed form: 1161/320

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