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Add 1/40 and 2/10

1/40 + 2/10 is 9/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    1/40 = 1 × 1/40 × 1 = 1/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    2/10 = 2 × 4/10 × 4 = 8/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1/40 + 8/40 = 1 + 8/40 = 9/40

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