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Add 1/40 and 7/54

1/40 + 7/54 is 167/1080.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 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 54 × 20 = 1080,
    7/54 = 7 × 20/54 × 20 = 140/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    27/1080 + 140/1080 = 27 + 140/1080 = 167/1080

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