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Add 10/6 and 40/10

1st number: 1 4/6, 2nd number: 4 0/10

10/6 + 40/10 is 17/3.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 6 and 10 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 6 × 5 = 30,
    10/6 = 10 × 5/6 × 5 = 50/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 10 × 3 = 30,
    40/10 = 40 × 3/10 × 3 = 120/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    50/30 + 120/30 = 50 + 120/30 = 170/30
  5. 170/30 simplified gives 17/3
  6. So, 10/6 + 40/10 = 17/3
    In mixed form: 52/3

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