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Add 15/4 and 10/40

1st number: 3 3/4, 2nd number: 10/40

15/4 + 10/40 is 4/1.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 4 and 40 is 40
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 4 × 10 = 40,
    15/4 = 15 × 10/4 × 10 = 150/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    10/40 = 10 × 1/40 × 1 = 10/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    150/40 + 10/40 = 150 + 10/40 = 160/40
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 4/1

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