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Add 9/40 and 35/28

1st number: 9/40, 2nd number: 1 7/28

9/40 + 35/28 is 59/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 28 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    9/40 = 9 × 7/40 × 7 = 63/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 28 × 10 = 280,
    35/28 = 35 × 10/28 × 10 = 350/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    63/280 + 350/280 = 63 + 350/280 = 413/280
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 59/40
  6. In mixed form: 119/40

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