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Add 12/7 and 1/40

1st number: 1 5/7, 2nd number: 1/40

12/7 + 1/40 is 487/280.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 40 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 40 = 280,
    12/7 = 12 × 40/7 × 40 = 480/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    1/40 = 1 × 7/40 × 7 = 7/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    480/280 + 7/280 = 480 + 7/280 = 487/280
  5. In mixed form: 1207/280

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