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Add 40/8 and 1/35

1st number: 5 0/8, 2nd number: 1/35

40/8 + 1/35 is 176/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 8 and 35 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    40/8 = 40 × 35/8 × 35 = 1400/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    1/35 = 1 × 8/35 × 8 = 8/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1400/280 + 8/280 = 1400 + 8/280 = 1408/280
  5. 1408/280 simplified gives 176/35
  6. So, 40/8 + 1/35 = 176/35
    In mixed form: 51/35

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