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Add 16/35 and 10/40

16/35 + 10/40 is 99/140.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    16/35 = 16 × 8/35 × 8 = 128/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    10/40 = 10 × 7/40 × 7 = 70/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/280 + 70/280 = 128 + 70/280 = 198/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 99/140

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