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Add 24/10 and 40/56

1st number: 2 4/10, 2nd number: 40/56

24/10 + 40/56 is 109/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    24/10 = 24 × 28/10 × 28 = 672/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    40/56 = 40 × 5/56 × 5 = 200/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    672/280 + 200/280 = 672 + 200/280 = 872/280
  5. 872/280 simplified gives 109/35
  6. So, 24/10 + 40/56 = 109/35
    In mixed form: 34/35

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