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Add 40/5 and 70/42

1st number: 8 0/5, 2nd number: 1 28/42

40/5 + 70/42 is 29/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 42 is 210
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 42 = 210,
    40/5 = 40 × 42/5 × 42 = 1680/210
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 5 = 210,
    70/42 = 70 × 5/42 × 5 = 350/210
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1680/210 + 350/210 = 1680 + 350/210 = 2030/210
  5. 2030/210 simplified gives 29/3
  6. So, 40/5 + 70/42 = 29/3
    In mixed form: 92/3

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