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Add 8/20 and 1/7

8/20 + 1/7 is 19/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 7 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 7 = 140,
    8/20 = 8 × 7/20 × 7 = 56/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 20 = 140,
    1/7 = 1 × 20/7 × 20 = 20/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    56/140 + 20/140 = 56 + 20/140 = 76/140
  5. 76/140 simplified gives 19/35
  6. So, 8/20 + 1/7 = 19/35

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