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Add 10/40 and 30/5

1st number: 10/40, 2nd number: 6 0/5

10/40 + 30/5 is 25/4.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 5 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    10/40 = 10 × 1/40 × 1 = 10/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 5 × 8 = 40,
    30/5 = 30 × 8/5 × 8 = 240/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    10/40 + 240/40 = 10 + 240/40 = 250/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 25/4
  6. In mixed form: 61/4

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