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Add 35/28 and 40/10

1st number: 1 7/28, 2nd number: 4 0/10

35/28 + 40/10 is 21/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 10 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    35/28 = 35 × 5/28 × 5 = 175/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 14 = 140,
    40/10 = 40 × 14/10 × 14 = 560/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/140 + 560/140 = 175 + 560/140 = 735/140
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 21/4
  6. In mixed form: 51/4

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