Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 4/7 and 75/40

1st number: 4/7, 2nd number: 1 35/40

4/7 + 75/40 is 137/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    4/7 = 4 × 40/7 × 40 = 160/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    75/40 = 75 × 7/40 × 7 = 525/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    160/280 + 525/280 = 160 + 525/280 = 685/280
  5. 685/280 simplified gives 137/56
  6. So, 4/7 + 75/40 = 137/56
    In mixed form: 225/56

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com