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Add 1/7 and 40/70

1/7 + 40/70 is 5/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 10 = 70,
    1/7 = 1 × 10/7 × 10 = 10/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    40/70 = 40 × 1/70 × 1 = 40/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/70 + 40/70 = 10 + 40/70 = 50/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 5/7

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