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Add 15/40 and 10/14

15/40 + 10/14 is 61/56.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 14 is 280
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 7 = 280,
    15/40 = 15 × 7/40 × 7 = 105/280
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 14 × 20 = 280,
    10/14 = 10 × 20/14 × 20 = 200/280
  4. Add the two fractions:
    105/280 + 200/280 = 105 + 200/280 = 305/280
  5. 305/280 simplified gives 61/56
  6. So, 15/40 + 10/14 = 61/56
    In mixed form: 15/56

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