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Add 2/35 and 40/45

2/35 + 40/45 is 298/315.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 35 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 35 × 9 = 315,
    2/35 = 2 × 9/35 × 9 = 18/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    40/45 = 40 × 7/45 × 7 = 280/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    18/315 + 280/315 = 18 + 280/315 = 298/315
  5. So, 2/35 + 40/45 = 298/315

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