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Add 40/28 and 3/35

1st number: 1 12/28, 2nd number: 3/35

40/28 + 3/35 is 53/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 28 and 35 is 140
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 28 × 5 = 140,
    40/28 = 40 × 5/28 × 5 = 200/140
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 4 = 140,
    3/35 = 3 × 4/35 × 4 = 12/140
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/140 + 12/140 = 200 + 12/140 = 212/140
  5. 212/140 simplified gives 53/35
  6. So, 40/28 + 3/35 = 53/35
    In mixed form: 118/35

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