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Add 35/56 and 40/10

1st number: 35/56, 2nd number: 4 0/10

35/56 + 40/10 is 37/8.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 10 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    35/56 = 35 × 5/56 × 5 = 175/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 28 = 280,
    40/10 = 40 × 28/10 × 28 = 1120/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/280 + 1120/280 = 175 + 1120/280 = 1295/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/8
  6. In mixed form: 45/8

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