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Add 35/40 and 10/70

35/40 + 10/70 is 57/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    35/40 = 35 × 7/40 × 7 = 245/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    10/70 = 10 × 4/70 × 4 = 40/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    245/280 + 40/280 = 245 + 40/280 = 285/280
  5. 285/280 simplified gives 57/56
  6. So, 35/40 + 10/70 = 57/56
    In mixed form: 11/56

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