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Add 10/40 and 20/6

1st number: 10/40, 2nd number: 3 2/6

10/40 + 20/6 is 43/12.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 6 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    10/40 = 10 × 3/40 × 3 = 30/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    20/6 = 20 × 20/6 × 20 = 400/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    30/120 + 400/120 = 30 + 400/120 = 430/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 43/12
  6. In mixed form: 37/12

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