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Add 35/18 and 72/40

1st number: 1 17/18, 2nd number: 1 32/40

35/18 + 72/40 is 337/90.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 20 = 360,
    35/18 = 35 × 20/18 × 20 = 700/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    72/40 = 72 × 9/40 × 9 = 648/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/360 + 648/360 = 700 + 648/360 = 1348/360
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 337/90
  6. In mixed form: 367/90

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