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Add 18/7 and 8/40

1st number: 2 4/7, 2nd number: 8/40

18/7 + 8/40 is 97/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    18/7 = 18 × 40/7 × 40 = 720/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    8/40 = 8 × 7/40 × 7 = 56/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    720/280 + 56/280 = 720 + 56/280 = 776/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 97/35
  6. In mixed form: 227/35

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