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Add 48/25 and 40/8

1st number: 1 23/25, 2nd number: 5 0/8

48/25 + 40/8 is 173/25.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 25 and 8 is 200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 25 × 8 = 200,
    48/25 = 48 × 8/25 × 8 = 384/200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 25 = 200,
    40/8 = 40 × 25/8 × 25 = 1000/200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/200 + 1000/200 = 384 + 1000/200 = 1384/200
  5. 1384/200 simplified gives 173/25
  6. So, 48/25 + 40/8 = 173/25
    In mixed form: 623/25

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