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Add 40/35 and 50/56

1st number: 1 5/35, 2nd number: 50/56

40/35 + 50/56 is 57/28.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 56 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    40/35 = 40 × 8/35 × 8 = 320/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    50/56 = 50 × 5/56 × 5 = 250/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/280 + 250/280 = 320 + 250/280 = 570/280
  5. 570/280 simplified gives 57/28
  6. So, 40/35 + 50/56 = 57/28
    In mixed form: 21/28

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