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Add 50/18 and 7/40

1st number: 2 14/18, 2nd number: 7/40

50/18 + 7/40 is 1063/360.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 20 = 360,
    50/18 = 50 × 20/18 × 20 = 1000/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    7/40 = 7 × 9/40 × 9 = 63/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1000/360 + 63/360 = 1000 + 63/360 = 1063/360
  5. In mixed form: 2343/360

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