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Add 35/72 and 40/70

35/72 + 40/70 is 533/504.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 72 and 70 is 2520
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 72 × 35 = 2520,
    35/72 = 35 × 35/72 × 35 = 1225/2520
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 36 = 2520,
    40/70 = 40 × 36/70 × 36 = 1440/2520
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1225/2520 + 1440/2520 = 1225 + 1440/2520 = 2665/2520
  5. 2665/2520 simplified gives 533/504
  6. So, 35/72 + 40/70 = 533/504
    In mixed form: 129/504

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