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Add 1/30 and 6/40

1/30 + 6/40 is 11/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 30 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 30 × 4 = 120,
    1/30 = 1 × 4/30 × 4 = 4/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    6/40 = 6 × 3/40 × 3 = 18/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    4/120 + 18/120 = 4 + 18/120 = 22/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 11/60

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