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Add 45/40 and 40/20

1st number: 1 5/40, 2nd number: 2 0/20

45/40 + 40/20 is 25/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    45/40 = 45 × 1/40 × 1 = 45/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    40/20 = 40 × 2/20 × 2 = 80/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/40 + 80/40 = 45 + 80/40 = 125/40
  5. 125/40 simplified gives 25/8
  6. So, 45/40 + 40/20 = 25/8
    In mixed form: 31/8

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