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Add 35/42 and 45/40

1st number: 35/42, 2nd number: 1 5/40

35/42 + 45/40 is 47/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 42 and 40 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 42 × 20 = 840,
    35/42 = 35 × 20/42 × 20 = 700/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    45/40 = 45 × 21/40 × 21 = 945/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    700/840 + 945/840 = 700 + 945/840 = 1645/840
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 47/24
  6. In mixed form: 123/24

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