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Add 40/56 and 1/35

40/56 + 1/35 is 26/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 56 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 56 × 5 = 280,
    40/56 = 40 × 5/56 × 5 = 200/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    1/35 = 1 × 8/35 × 8 = 8/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/280 + 8/280 = 200 + 8/280 = 208/280
  5. 208/280 simplified gives 26/35
  6. So, 40/56 + 1/35 = 26/35

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