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Add 40/35 and 70/80

1st number: 1 5/35, 2nd number: 70/80

40/35 + 70/80 is 113/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 80 is 560

    Next, find the equivalent fraction of both fractional numbers with denominator 560
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 16 = 560,
    40/35 = 40 × 16/35 × 16 = 640/560
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 80 × 7 = 560,
    70/80 = 70 × 7/80 × 7 = 490/560
  4. Add the two like fractions:
    640/560 + 490/560 = 640 + 490/560 = 1130/560
  5. 1130/560 simplified gives 113/56
  6. So, 40/35 + 70/80 = 113/56
    In mixed form: 21/56

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