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Add 45/7 and 8/40

1st number: 6 3/7, 2nd number: 8/40

45/7 + 8/40 is 232/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    45/7 = 45 × 40/7 × 40 = 1800/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    8/40 = 8 × 7/40 × 7 = 56/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1800/280 + 56/280 = 1800 + 56/280 = 1856/280
  5. 1856/280 simplified gives 232/35
  6. So, 45/7 + 8/40 = 232/35
    In mixed form: 622/35

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