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Add 75/40 and 80/30

1st number: 1 35/40, 2nd number: 2 20/30

75/40 + 80/30 is 109/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 30 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    75/40 = 75 × 3/40 × 3 = 225/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    80/30 = 80 × 4/30 × 4 = 320/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    225/120 + 320/120 = 225 + 320/120 = 545/120
  5. 545/120 simplified gives 109/24
  6. So, 75/40 + 80/30 = 109/24
    In mixed form: 413/24

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