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Add 10/9 and 24/40

1st number: 1 1/9, 2nd number: 24/40

10/9 + 24/40 is 77/45.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 9 and 40 is 360
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 9 × 40 = 360,
    10/9 = 10 × 40/9 × 40 = 400/360
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 9 = 360,
    24/40 = 24 × 9/40 × 9 = 216/360
  4. Add the two fractions:
    400/360 + 216/360 = 400 + 216/360 = 616/360
  5. 616/360 simplified gives 77/45
  6. So, 10/9 + 24/40 = 77/45
    In mixed form: 132/45

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