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Add 18/6 and 35/40

1st number: 3 0/6, 2nd number: 35/40

18/6 + 35/40 is 31/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    18/6 = 18 × 20/6 × 20 = 360/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    35/40 = 35 × 3/40 × 3 = 105/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    360/120 + 105/120 = 360 + 105/120 = 465/120
  5. 465/120 simplified gives 31/8
  6. So, 18/6 + 35/40 = 31/8
    In mixed form: 37/8

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