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Add 4/40 and 6/96

4/40 + 6/96 is 13/80.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 96 is 480
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 12 = 480,
    4/40 = 4 × 12/40 × 12 = 48/480
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 96 × 5 = 480,
    6/96 = 6 × 5/96 × 5 = 30/480
  4. Add the two fractions:
    48/480 + 30/480 = 48 + 30/480 = 78/480
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 13/80

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