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Add 1/35 and 40/70

1/35 + 40/70 is 3/5.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    1/35 = 1 × 2/35 × 2 = 2/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    40/70 = 40 × 1/70 × 1 = 40/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    2/70 + 40/70 = 2 + 40/70 = 42/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 3/5

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