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Add 1/40 and 49/27

1st number: 1/40, 2nd number: 1 22/27

1/40 + 49/27 is 1987/1080.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    1/40 = 1 × 27/40 × 27 = 27/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    49/27 = 49 × 40/27 × 40 = 1960/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/1080 + 1960/1080 = 27 + 1960/1080 = 1987/1080
  5. In mixed form: 1907/1080

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