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Add 40/4 and 2/7

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 2/7

40/4 + 2/7 is 72/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 7 is 28
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 7 = 28,
    40/4 = 40 × 7/4 × 7 = 280/28
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 7 × 4 = 28,
    2/7 = 2 × 4/7 × 4 = 8/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/28 + 8/28 = 280 + 8/28 = 288/28
  5. 288/28 simplified gives 72/7
  6. So, 40/4 + 2/7 = 72/7
    In mixed form: 102/7

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