Answers

Solutions by everydaycalculation.com

Answers.everydaycalculation.com » Add fractions

Add 9/40 and 8/10

9/40 + 8/10 is 41/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 10 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    9/40 = 9 × 1/40 × 1 = 9/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    8/10 = 8 × 4/10 × 4 = 32/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    9/40 + 32/40 = 9 + 32/40 = 41/40
  5. So, 9/40 + 8/10 = 41/40
    In mixed form: 11/40

MathStep (Works offline)

Download our mobile app and learn to work with fractions in your own time:
Android and iPhone/ iPad

Related:

© everydaycalculation.com