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Add 27/40 and 56/10

1st number: 27/40, 2nd number: 5 6/10

27/40 + 56/10 is 251/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    27/40 = 27 × 1/40 × 1 = 27/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    56/10 = 56 × 4/10 × 4 = 224/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/40 + 224/40 = 27 + 224/40 = 251/40
  5. In mixed form: 611/40

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