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Add 7/18 and 49/40

1st number: 7/18, 2nd number: 1 9/40

7/18 + 49/40 is 581/360.

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,
    7/18 = 7 × 20/18 × 20 = 140/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    49/40 = 49 × 9/40 × 9 = 441/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    140/360 + 441/360 = 140 + 441/360 = 581/360
  5. In mixed form: 1221/360

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