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Add 40/6 and 35/84

1st number: 6 4/6, 2nd number: 35/84

40/6 + 35/84 is 85/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 84 is 84
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 14 = 84,
    40/6 = 40 × 14/6 × 14 = 560/84
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 84 × 1 = 84,
    35/84 = 35 × 1/84 × 1 = 35/84
  4. Add the two fractions:
    560/84 + 35/84 = 560 + 35/84 = 595/84
  5. 595/84 simplified gives 85/12
  6. So, 40/6 + 35/84 = 85/12
    In mixed form: 71/12

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