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Add 14/35 and 9/8

1st number: 14/35, 2nd number: 1 1/8

14/35 + 9/8 is 61/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    14/35 = 14 × 8/35 × 8 = 112/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    9/8 = 9 × 35/8 × 35 = 315/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    112/280 + 315/280 = 112 + 315/280 = 427/280
  5. 427/280 simplified gives 61/40
  6. So, 14/35 + 9/8 = 61/40
    In mixed form: 121/40

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