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Add 16/35 and 40/8

1st number: 16/35, 2nd number: 5 0/8

16/35 + 40/8 is 191/35.

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,
    16/35 = 16 × 8/35 × 8 = 128/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    40/8 = 40 × 35/8 × 35 = 1400/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    128/280 + 1400/280 = 128 + 1400/280 = 1528/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 191/35
  6. In mixed form: 516/35

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