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Add 9/40 and 56/20

1st number: 9/40, 2nd number: 2 16/20

9/40 + 56/20 is 121/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 20 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    9/40 = 9 × 1/40 × 1 = 9/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 2 = 40,
    56/20 = 56 × 2/20 × 2 = 112/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/40 + 112/40 = 9 + 112/40 = 121/40
  5. So, 9/40 + 56/20 = 121/40
    In mixed form: 31/40

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