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Add 10/3 and 72/40

1st number: 3 1/3, 2nd number: 1 32/40

10/3 + 72/40 is 77/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 3 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 3 × 40 = 120,
    10/3 = 10 × 40/3 × 40 = 400/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    72/40 = 72 × 3/40 × 3 = 216/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/120 + 216/120 = 400 + 216/120 = 616/120
  5. 616/120 simplified gives 77/15
  6. So, 10/3 + 72/40 = 77/15
    In mixed form: 52/15

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