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Add 75/40 and 10/42

1st number: 1 35/40, 2nd number: 10/42

75/40 + 10/42 is 355/168.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 42 is 840
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 21 = 840,
    75/40 = 75 × 21/40 × 21 = 1575/840
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 42 × 20 = 840,
    10/42 = 10 × 20/42 × 20 = 200/840
  4. Add the two fractions:
    1575/840 + 200/840 = 1575 + 200/840 = 1775/840
  5. 1775/840 simplified gives 355/168
  6. So, 75/40 + 10/42 = 355/168
    In mixed form: 219/168

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