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Add 8/7 and 10/40

1st number: 1 1/7, 2nd number: 10/40

8/7 + 10/40 is 39/28.

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,
    8/7 = 8 × 40/7 × 40 = 320/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    10/40 = 10 × 7/40 × 7 = 70/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    320/280 + 70/280 = 320 + 70/280 = 390/280
  5. 390/280 simplified gives 39/28
  6. So, 8/7 + 10/40 = 39/28
    In mixed form: 111/28

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