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Add 40/35 and 5/70

1st number: 1 5/35, 2nd number: 5/70

40/35 + 5/70 is 17/14.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 70 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    40/35 = 40 × 2/35 × 2 = 80/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 1 = 70,
    5/70 = 5 × 1/70 × 1 = 5/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    80/70 + 5/70 = 80 + 5/70 = 85/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 17/14
  6. In mixed form: 13/14

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