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Add 35/48 and 40/50

35/48 + 40/50 is 367/240.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 48 and 50 is 1200
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 48 × 25 = 1200,
    35/48 = 35 × 25/48 × 25 = 875/1200
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 50 × 24 = 1200,
    40/50 = 40 × 24/50 × 24 = 960/1200
  4. Add the two fractions:
    875/1200 + 960/1200 = 875 + 960/1200 = 1835/1200
  5. 1835/1200 simplified gives 367/240
  6. So, 35/48 + 40/50 = 367/240
    In mixed form: 1127/240

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