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Add 7/14 and 40/25

1st number: 7/14, 2nd number: 1 15/25

7/14 + 40/25 is 21/10.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 14 and 25 is 350
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 14 × 25 = 350,
    7/14 = 7 × 25/14 × 25 = 175/350
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 25 × 14 = 350,
    40/25 = 40 × 14/25 × 14 = 560/350
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/350 + 560/350 = 175 + 560/350 = 735/350
  5. 735/350 simplified gives 21/10
  6. So, 7/14 + 40/25 = 21/10
    In mixed form: 21/10

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