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Add 15/10 and 27/40

1st number: 1 5/10, 2nd number: 27/40

15/10 + 27/40 is 87/40.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 10 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 10 × 4 = 40,
    15/10 = 15 × 4/10 × 4 = 60/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    27/40 = 27 × 1/40 × 1 = 27/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    60/40 + 27/40 = 60 + 27/40 = 87/40
  5. In mixed form: 27/40

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