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Add 35/16 and 40/10

1st number: 2 3/16, 2nd number: 4 0/10

35/16 + 40/10 is 99/16.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 16 and 10 is 80
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 16 × 5 = 80,
    35/16 = 35 × 5/16 × 5 = 175/80
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 8 = 80,
    40/10 = 40 × 8/10 × 8 = 320/80
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/80 + 320/80 = 175 + 320/80 = 495/80
  5. 495/80 simplified gives 99/16
  6. So, 35/16 + 40/10 = 99/16
    In mixed form: 63/16

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