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Add 98/45 and 4/40

1st number: 2 8/45, 2nd number: 4/40

98/45 + 4/40 is 41/18.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 45 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 45 × 8 = 360,
    98/45 = 98 × 8/45 × 8 = 784/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    4/40 = 4 × 9/40 × 9 = 36/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    784/360 + 36/360 = 784 + 36/360 = 820/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 41/18
  6. In mixed form: 25/18

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