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Add 48/7 and 42/40

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

48/7 + 42/40 is 1107/140.

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,
    48/7 = 48 × 40/7 × 40 = 1920/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    42/40 = 42 × 7/40 × 7 = 294/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1920/280 + 294/280 = 1920 + 294/280 = 2214/280
  5. 2214/280 simplified gives 1107/140
  6. So, 48/7 + 42/40 = 1107/140
    In mixed form: 7127/140

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