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Add 48/35 and 40/8

1st number: 1 13/35, 2nd number: 5 0/8

48/35 + 40/8 is 223/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 8 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 8 = 280,
    48/35 = 48 × 8/35 × 8 = 384/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 8 × 35 = 280,
    40/8 = 40 × 35/8 × 35 = 1400/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    384/280 + 1400/280 = 384 + 1400/280 = 1784/280
  5. 1784/280 simplified gives 223/35
  6. So, 48/35 + 40/8 = 223/35
    In mixed form: 613/35

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