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Add 2/7 and 40/45

2/7 + 40/45 is 74/63.

Steps for adding fractions

  1. Find the least common denominator or LCM of the two denominators:
    LCM of 7 and 45 is 315
  2. For the 1st fraction, since 7 × 45 = 315,
    2/7 = 2 × 45/7 × 45 = 90/315
  3. Likewise, for the 2nd fraction, since 45 × 7 = 315,
    40/45 = 40 × 7/45 × 7 = 280/315
  4. Add the two fractions:
    90/315 + 280/315 = 90 + 280/315 = 370/315
  5. 370/315 simplified gives 74/63
  6. So, 2/7 + 40/45 = 74/63
    In mixed form: 111/63

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