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Add 3/24 and 40/70

3/24 + 40/70 is 39/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 24 and 70 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 24 × 35 = 840,
    3/24 = 3 × 35/24 × 35 = 105/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 12 = 840,
    40/70 = 40 × 12/70 × 12 = 480/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/840 + 480/840 = 105 + 480/840 = 585/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 39/56

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