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Add 35/72 and 40/10

1st number: 35/72, 2nd number: 4 0/10

35/72 + 40/10 is 323/72.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 10 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 5 = 360,
    35/72 = 35 × 5/72 × 5 = 175/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 36 = 360,
    40/10 = 40 × 36/10 × 36 = 1440/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/360 + 1440/360 = 175 + 1440/360 = 1615/360
  5. 1615/360 simplified gives 323/72
  6. So, 35/72 + 40/10 = 323/72
    In mixed form: 435/72

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