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Add 4/35 and 75/40

1st number: 4/35, 2nd number: 1 35/40

4/35 + 75/40 is 557/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    4/35 = 4 × 8/35 × 8 = 32/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    75/40 = 75 × 7/40 × 7 = 525/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    32/280 + 525/280 = 32 + 525/280 = 557/280
  5. So, 4/35 + 75/40 = 557/280
    In mixed form: 1277/280

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