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Add 1/6 and 18/40

1/6 + 18/40 is 37/60.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 40 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    1/6 = 1 × 20/6 × 20 = 20/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    18/40 = 18 × 3/40 × 3 = 54/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/120 + 54/120 = 20 + 54/120 = 74/120
  5. 74/120 simplified gives 37/60
  6. So, 1/6 + 18/40 = 37/60

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