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Add 2/40 and 7/27

2/40 + 7/27 is 167/540.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 40 and 27 is 1080
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 40 × 27 = 1080,
    2/40 = 2 × 27/40 × 27 = 54/1080
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 27 × 40 = 1080,
    7/27 = 7 × 40/27 × 40 = 280/1080
  4. Add the two fractions:
    54/1080 + 280/1080 = 54 + 280/1080 = 334/1080
  5. After reducing the fraction, the answer is 167/540

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