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Add 14/40 and 7/54

14/40 + 7/54 is 259/540.

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,
    7/54 = 7 × 20/54 × 20 = 140/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    378/1080 + 140/1080 = 378 + 140/1080 = 518/1080
  5. 518/1080 simplified gives 259/540
  6. So, 14/40 + 7/54 = 259/540

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