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Add 2/4 and 63/40

1st number: 2/4, 2nd number: 1 23/40

2/4 + 63/40 is 83/40.

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,
    2/4 = 2 × 10/4 × 10 = 20/40
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 40 × 1 = 40,
    63/40 = 63 × 1/40 × 1 = 63/40
  4. Add the two fractions:
    20/40 + 63/40 = 20 + 63/40 = 83/40
  5. In mixed form: 23/40

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