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Add 40/4 and 5/7

1st number: 10 0/4, 2nd number: 5/7

40/4 + 5/7 is 75/7.

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,
    5/7 = 5 × 4/7 × 4 = 20/28
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/28 + 20/28 = 280 + 20/28 = 300/28
  5. 300/28 simplified gives 75/7
  6. So, 40/4 + 5/7 = 75/7
    In mixed form: 105/7

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