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Add 10/4 and 9/40

1st number: 2 2/4, 2nd number: 9/40

10/4 + 9/40 is 109/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    10/4 = 10 × 10/4 × 10 = 100/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    9/40 = 9 × 1/40 × 1 = 9/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    100/40 + 9/40 = 100 + 9/40 = 109/40
  5. In mixed form: 229/40

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