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Add 15/40 and 10/6

1st number: 15/40, 2nd number: 1 4/6

15/40 + 10/6 is 49/24.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 6 is 120
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 3 = 120,
    15/40 = 15 × 3/40 × 3 = 45/120
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 6 × 20 = 120,
    10/6 = 10 × 20/6 × 20 = 200/120
  4. Add the two fractions:
    45/120 + 200/120 = 45 + 200/120 = 245/120
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 49/24
  6. In mixed form: 21/24

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