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Add 8/2 and 2/35

1st number: 4 0/2, 2nd number: 2/35

8/2 + 2/35 is 142/35.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 2 and 35 is 70
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 2 × 35 = 70,
    8/2 = 8 × 35/2 × 35 = 280/70
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 35 × 2 = 70,
    2/35 = 2 × 2/35 × 2 = 4/70
  4. Add the two fractions:
    280/70 + 4/70 = 280 + 4/70 = 284/70
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 142/35
  6. In mixed form: 42/35

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