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Add 40/18 and 35/84

1st number: 2 4/18, 2nd number: 35/84

40/18 + 35/84 is 95/36.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 18 and 84 is 252
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 18 × 14 = 252,
    40/18 = 40 × 14/18 × 14 = 560/252
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 3 = 252,
    35/84 = 35 × 3/84 × 3 = 105/252
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/252 + 105/252 = 560 + 105/252 = 665/252
  5. 665/252 simplified gives 95/36
  6. So, 40/18 + 35/84 = 95/36
    In mixed form: 223/36

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