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Add 10/20 and 40/6

1st number: 10/20, 2nd number: 6 4/6

10/20 + 40/6 is 43/6.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 20 and 6 is 60
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 20 × 3 = 60,
    10/20 = 10 × 3/20 × 3 = 30/60
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 10 = 60,
    40/6 = 40 × 10/6 × 10 = 400/60
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/60 + 400/60 = 30 + 400/60 = 430/60
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/6
  6. In mixed form: 71/6

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