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Add 40/84 and 1/35

40/84 + 1/35 is 53/105.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 84 and 35 is 420
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 84 × 5 = 420,
    40/84 = 40 × 5/84 × 5 = 200/420
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 12 = 420,
    1/35 = 1 × 12/35 × 12 = 12/420
  4. Add the two fractions:
    200/420 + 12/420 = 200 + 12/420 = 212/420
  5. 212/420 simplified gives 53/105
  6. So, 40/84 + 1/35 = 53/105

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