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Add 30/5 and 40/7

1st number: 6 0/5, 2nd number: 5 5/7

30/5 + 40/7 is 82/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 7 is 35
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 7 = 35,
    30/5 = 30 × 7/5 × 7 = 210/35
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 5 = 35,
    40/7 = 40 × 5/7 × 5 = 200/35
  4. Add the two fractions:
    210/35 + 200/35 = 210 + 200/35 = 410/35
  5. 410/35 simplified gives 82/7
  6. So, 30/5 + 40/7 = 82/7
    In mixed form: 115/7

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