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Add 40/4 and 3/21

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 3/21

40/4 + 3/21 is 71/7.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 21 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 21 = 84,
    40/4 = 40 × 21/4 × 21 = 840/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 21 × 4 = 84,
    3/21 = 3 × 4/21 × 4 = 12/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    840/84 + 12/84 = 840 + 12/84 = 852/84
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 71/7
  6. In mixed form: 101/7

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