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Add 1/27 and 4/40

1/27 + 4/40 is 37/270.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 27 and 40 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    1/27 = 1 × 40/27 × 40 = 40/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    4/40 = 4 × 27/40 × 27 = 108/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    40/1080 + 108/1080 = 40 + 108/1080 = 148/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 37/270

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