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Add 35/84 and 40/20

1st number: 35/84, 2nd number: 2 0/20

35/84 + 40/20 is 29/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 20 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    35/84 = 35 × 5/84 × 5 = 175/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 20 × 21 = 420,
    40/20 = 40 × 21/20 × 21 = 840/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    175/420 + 840/420 = 175 + 840/420 = 1015/420
  5. 1015/420 simplified gives 29/12
  6. So, 35/84 + 40/20 = 29/12
    In mixed form: 25/12

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