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Add 2/5 and 40/30

1st number: 2/5, 2nd number: 1 10/30

2/5 + 40/30 is 26/15.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 5 and 30 is 30
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 5 × 6 = 30,
    2/5 = 2 × 6/5 × 6 = 12/30
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 30 × 1 = 30,
    40/30 = 40 × 1/30 × 1 = 40/30
  4. Add the two fractions:
    12/30 + 40/30 = 12 + 40/30 = 52/30
  5. 52/30 simplified gives 26/15
  6. So, 2/5 + 40/30 = 26/15
    In mixed form: 111/15

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