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Add 45/40 and 40/70

1st number: 1 5/40, 2nd number: 40/70

45/40 + 40/70 is 95/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 70 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    45/40 = 45 × 7/40 × 7 = 315/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 70 × 4 = 280,
    40/70 = 40 × 4/70 × 4 = 160/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    315/280 + 160/280 = 315 + 160/280 = 475/280
  5. 475/280 simplified gives 95/56
  6. So, 45/40 + 40/70 = 95/56
    In mixed form: 139/56

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