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Add 14/40 and 35/54

14/40 + 35/54 is 539/540.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 54 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    14/40 = 14 × 27/40 × 27 = 378/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 54 × 20 = 1080,
    35/54 = 35 × 20/54 × 20 = 700/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/1080 + 700/1080 = 378 + 700/1080 = 1078/1080
  5. 1078/1080 simplified gives 539/540
  6. So, 14/40 + 35/54 = 539/540

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