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Add 40/7 and 2/20

1st number: 5 5/7, 2nd number: 2/20

40/7 + 2/20 is 407/70.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 20 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 20 = 140,
    40/7 = 40 × 20/7 × 20 = 800/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    2/20 = 2 × 7/20 × 7 = 14/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    800/140 + 14/140 = 800 + 14/140 = 814/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 407/70
  6. In mixed form: 557/70

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